Bismil Azimabadi

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Bismil Azimabadi
Native name بسمل عظیم آبادی
Born Syed Shah Mohammad Hasan
1901
Azimabad, Patna, Bihar, British India
Died 20 June 1978(1978-06-20) (aged 76–77)
Azimabad, Patna, Bihar, India
Resting place Village Kurtha, Bihar
Occupation zamindar, poet
Language Urdu, Arabic, Persian, English
Nationality Indian
Genre Ghazal, Nazm
Notable works Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna

Bismil Azimabadi (1901 - 1978) was an Urdu poet from Patna, Bihar. In 1921 he wrote the patriotic poem Sarfaroshi ki Tamanna.[1] The poem was immortalised by Ram Prasad Bismil, an Indian freedom fighter, as a war cry during the British Raj period in India.[2] It was first published in journal "Sabah", published from Delhi.[3][4]

Bihar Urdu Academy gives award in his name, the award is known as "Bismil Azimabadi Award". In 2016 this was given to poet Praveen Ashq.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Noorani, Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed (1996). The trial of Bhagat Singh: politics of justice. Konark. p. 16. 
  2. ^ Sehgal, Anil, ed. (2001). "Ali Sardar Jafri". Lokodaya granthamala. Bharatiya Jnanpith. 685. ISBN 978-8-12630-671-8. Retrieved 2016-09-20. 
  3. ^ Ulhaque, T. M. Zeya (November 2013). "Bismil Azimabadi : Life Sketch". Spritualworld.com. Retrieved 2016-09-20. 
  4. ^ "Interview of Syed Masood Hasan, Grandson of Bismil Azimabadi". Hindustan Times (Patna). 17 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Latest Pathankot News 29/03/2016: गजलकार प्रवीन अश्क को बिस्मिल अजीमाबादी अवार्ड". www.bhaskar.com. 2016-03-29. Retrieved 2016-09-20. 

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