Iftikhar Imam Siddiqui

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Iftikhar Imam Siddiqui
افتخار امام صدیقی
Born Iftikhar Imam Siddiqui
Agra, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Poet, journalist

Iftikhar Imam Siddiqui (Urdu: افتخار امام صدیقی‎) is a Urdu language poet, writer and journalist from India.[1][2][3] He is also the editor of oldest Urdu literary magazine Shair.[1][2][3][4]


Siddiqui was born in Agra, India to Aijaz Siddiqui, the second son of Seemab Akbarabadi, the literary family.[1][2] His grandfather Seemab Akbarabadi was also a legendary Urdu poet and writer of the 20th century.[1][2]

Siddiqui's father moved to Mumbai in 1951,[1][2] while his grandfather was already migrated to Pakistan in 1948, after partition of India.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Passion for Poetry:Iftikhar Imam Siddiqui keeps an 80-year legacy alive" (PDF). Harmony India.org. February 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "This mag has preserved all letters to their editors". Times of India.com. 30 May 2009. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Iftikhar Imam Siddiqi". Khoj Khabar News.com. 22 April 2010. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "اردو کے ادبی گھرانے 'شاعر ' کاایک اورتجرباتی شمارہ". Urdu Times.in. 1 September 2007. Retrieved 17 April 2012. 

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