Bismil Azimabadi (1901 - 1978) was an Indian poet from Patna, Bihar.

Bismil Azimabadi
BornSyed Shah Mohammad Hasan
1901
Azimabad, Patna, Bihar, British India
Died20 June 1978(1978-06-20) (aged 76–77)
Azimabad, Patna, Bihar, India
Resting placeVillage Kurtha, Bihar
OccupationFreedom Fighter, Landlord, Poet
LanguageUrdu, Arabic, Persian, English
NationalityIndian
GenreGhazal, Nazm
Notable worksSarfaroshi ki Tamanna

WorksEdit

Sarfaroshi ki TamannaEdit

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 in Delhi.[citation needed]

RecognitionEdit

Bihar Urdu Academy gives an award in his name, known as the "Bismil Azimabadi Award".[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Noorani, Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed (1996). The trial of Bhagat Singh: politics of justice. Konark. p. 16.
  2. ^ Hasan, Mushirul (2016). Roads to Freedom: Prisoners in Colonial India. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199089673.
  3. ^ "Latest Pathankot News 29/03/2016: गजलकार प्रवीन अश्क को बिस्मिल अजीमाबादी अवार्ड". www.bhaskar.com. 29 March 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2016.

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