Ehsan Danish

(1914 - 22 March 1978 / Kandhla / India)

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Ehsan Danish (Urdu: احسان دانش), born Ehsan-ul-Haq (Urdu: احسان اُلحق), was a prominent Urdu poet from the Indian subcontinent. At the beginning of his career his poetry was very romantic but later he wrote his poems more for the labourers and came to be called "Mazdoor Shair" (The poet of labourer) by his audience. His poetry inspired the common peoples feelings and he has been compared with Josh Malihabadi, and he holds unique position as one of the best poets of all times, with fine, romantic and revolutionary, but simple style of poetry.

He was born on 1914 and died on 22 March 1982.


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  • Mohammad Shameem (11/24/2014 11:36:00 AM)

    I want to read poem 'mazdoor ki beti' by ehsan danish. This poem was aired on All India Radio. And published in AWAZ magazine. I lost that magazine in a fire.

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