Abid Ali Abid

(17 September 1906 - 20 January 1971. / Dera Ismail Khan / British India)

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Syed Abid Ali Abid (Urdu: سید عابد علی عابد), M.A., L.L.B. , Urdu and Persian, poet, former principal Dyal Singh College, Lahore, Pakistan was born on 17 September 1906 at Dera Ismail Khan, British India and died in Lahore, Pakistan on 20 January 1971.


He was well known for his literary criticism and had hundreds of students, many of them now themselves poets and writers. He wrote many books on literary criticism in Urdu and Persian. He also initiated and edited several literary journals, one of which is Sahifa-Lahore. He also was one of the initial drama writers and feature writers at the newly established Radio Pakistan Lahore in the late 1940s and 1950s. He ... more »

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