Sahir Hashmi Adeeb

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Sahir Hashmi Adeeb (22 June 1929 – 6 August 1999 in Kanpur, full name: Syed Mohammad Rasheed Hashmi) was an Indian Urdu poet.

He served the All-India Poonam Cultural Society in Kanpur as President and the Adab-e Aaliya in Kanpur as Joint Secretary. During his tenure, the All-India Poonam Cultural Society published more than fifteen of his books on Urdu poetry and arranged hundreds of Mushairas.[citation needed]

He started Payam-e-Adab, an Urdu Magazine in 1947, which could not be continued during the Partition of India.[citation needed]

A selected collection of his poetry, including ghazals, nazms, quatAat, and rubaiyat, was published in 1981 as Naqeeb-e-Khudi, and a collection of Hamd and Naats as zikr Hadi wa Hidayat in 1999.[citation needed] Sahir was awarded the Hasrat Mohani Award for his contribution to Urdu poetry.[citation needed]

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