), but he resigned to follow Mahatma Gandhi's Non-cooperation movement, for which he went to jail for 18 months. The staff at The Dispatch is committed to promptly respond to readers’ feedback. Eventually, he took on the pen name (as was common among writers back then) of Firaq Gorakhpuri. Gorakhpuri wove magic with his pen and earned a name for himself among his peers, such as Josh Malihabadi, Yagana Changezi, Muhammad Iqbal and Jigar Moradabadi. Recipient of Gyanpeeth award.
Throughout his life Gorakhpuri was honoured with many awards, such as; Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu (1960), Padma Bhushan (1968), Soviet Land Nehru Award (1968), Jnanpith Award (1969), Sahitya Akademi Fellowship (1970) and the Ghalib Akademi Award (1981).
He was also imprisoned in 1920 for his agitation against the British Government. Firaq is remembered for promoting secularism throughout his life and spoke up against the Government when it tried to label Urdu as a Muslim language. वही अंदाज़ वही हुस्न-ए-बयाँ है कि जो था, बात निकले बात से जैसे वो था तेरा बयाँ Raghupati Sahay (28 August 1896 – 3 March 1982), better known under his pen name Firaq Gorakhpuri, was a writer, critic, and, according to one commentator, one of the most noted contemporary Urdu poets from India.
Yet he was able to make his mark in Urdu poetry at an early age. Sign up and enjoy FREE unlimited access to a whole Universe of Urdu Poetry, Language Learning, Sufi Mysticism, Rare Texts, Born : 28 Aug 1896 | Gorakhpur, Uttar pradesh, Relatives : His contemporaries included famous Urdu poets like Allama Iqbal, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Kaifi Azmi and Sahir Ludhianvi. After his release in 1922, he worked for the secretary to the Indian National Congress. , Raghupati Sahay was born in Gorakhpur on 28 August 1896 in a well-to-do and educated family. Born to a well-to-do and educated family, Firaq was always drawn towards literature and had shown early signs of brilliance in poetry, especially in Urdu. The Government of India bestowed upon him the Padma Bhushan in recognition of his literary work. Firaq was one of Urdu’s greatest poets, but he was not what you would call a nice man.
Firaq Gorakhpuri was also a Research Professor at the University Grants Commission and was also Producer Emeritus in All India Radio.
Authority Control :The Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN) : n84018287, Devoted to the preservation & promotion of Urdu. Raghupati Sahay (28 August 1896 – 3 March 1982), better known under his pen name Firaq Gorakhpuri, was a writer, critic, and, according to one commentator, one of the most noted contemporary Urdu poets from India. Firaq Gorakhpuri's real name was Raghupati Sahay and he was born at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Firaq Gorakhpuri’s poetry is heavily influenced by Urdu poets such as Mir and Momin and also the romanticism of English poetry. He passed away in the year 1982, in Delhi.
करवटें लेती हुई सुब्ह-ए-चमन क्या कहना, रात भी नींद भी कहानी भी
 Firaq fought for secularism all his life and played a key role against the then government's effort to label Urdu as a language of the Muslims. Gorakhpuri joined the University of Allahabad as a lecturer of English Literature, which is also when he began writing most of his Urdu poetry, including his most famous work Gul-e-Naghma, for which he received the highest literary award of India, the Gyanpeeth Award in 1969 (This was the first Gyanpeeth Award for Urdu Literature). Gorakhpuri studied at the Lucknow Christian Degree College and went on to earn himself a master’s degree in Urdu, Persian and English literature.
One of the most influential Pre-modern poets who paved the way for the modern Urdu ghazal. ये हुस्न ओ इश्क़ तो धोका है सब मगर फिर भी, फिर वही रंग-ए-तकल्लुम निगह-ए-नाज़ में है , Gorakhpuri was well-versed in all traditional metrical forms such as ghazal, nazm, rubaai and qat'aa.
हाए क्या चीज़ है जवानी भी, वो चुप-चाप आँसू बहाने की रातें He finished his basic education and then completed his Master's degree in Urdu, Persian and English literature.
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| Firaq Gorakhpuri was born Raghupati Sahay in the year 1896 at Gorakhpur District of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Bihar’s poll chakravyuh: Who will emerge Chanakya? The Library of Congress Control Number (LCCN) .
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, Firaq Gorakhpuri died on 3 March 1982 at age 85.
Waseem Khairabadi (Mentor), aur ham bhuul ga.e hoñ tujhe aisā bhī nahīñ, aur hum bhul gae hon tujhe aisa bhi nahin. A celebrated Urdu poet and critic, he took his early lessons in Urdu, Persian and Sanskrit from his father, a widely acclaimed poet and a foremost advocate of Gorakhpur. उफ़ ले गई है मुझ को मोहब्बत कहाँ कहाँ, कुछ इशारे थे जिन्हें दुनिया समझ बैठे थे हम कहने की नौबत ही न आई हम भी किसू के हो लें हैं, आई है कुछ न पूछ क़यामत कहाँ कहाँ देर थी इक निगाह की फिर ये जहाँ जहाँ न था, किसी का यूँ तो हुआ कौन उम्र भर फिर भी As per firaq , it was a marriage by deception. Firaq Gorakhpuri Celebrated poet and a prolific litterateur, Firaq Gorakhpuri, died on March 3, in the year 1982. Gorakhpuri was known for how he blended Hindi into his Urdu poetry so that it could be understood by everyone.
His only son committed suicide at a very young age. He also worked towards allocating funds to develop Urdu as a language.
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Throughout his career which spread over five decades, Gorakhpuri wrote hundreds of beautiful and soulful Urdu poems, including Urdu, Hindi and English proses as well. After a long illness, he died on 3 March 1982, in New Delhi. Born into an aristocratic family, Gorakhpuri was drawn towards Urdu from a young age and began writing Urdu poetry when he was still a teenager. नाम तेरा दास्ताँ-दर-दास्ताँ बनता गया, जिन की ज़िंदगी दामन तक है बेचारे फ़रज़ाने हैं He wrote more than a dozen volumes of Urdu poetry, a half dozen of Urdu prose, several volumes on literary themes in Hindi, as well as four volumes of English prose on literary and cultural subjects. Later, he joined Allahabad University as a lecturer in English literature. During his life, he was given the positions of Research Professor at the University Grants Commission and Producer Emeritus by All India Radio. It was there that he wrote most of his Urdu poetry, including his magnum opus Gul-e-Naghma which earned him the highest literary award of India, the Jnanpith Award, and also the 1960 Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu. वो पौ फटी वो नई ज़िंदगी नज़र आई, रस में डूबा हुआ लहराता बदन क्या कहना हर बार छुपा कोई हर बार नज़र आया, खो दिया तुम को तो हम पूछते फिरते हैं यही He says so himself. Modi instills hope: Economy on revival trend, The call for a self-reliant India and the way forward, Scarce pastures put Kashmir nomads’ migration in peril, Athar Parvaiz | Thomson Reuters Foundation, Garment workers on front line of Sri Lanka coronavirus outbreak, Shihar Aneez | Thomson Reuters Foundation, This Uber driver got COVID-19. तेरे ख़याल की ख़ुशबू से बस रहे हैं दिमाग़, रुकी रुकी सी शब-ए-मर्ग ख़त्म पर आई Till today, Gorakhpuri remains one of the most well known and significant Urdu poets in India. कि इस दुनिया को हम इक दूसरी दुनिया समझते हैं, दीदार में इक-तरफ़ा दीदार नज़र आया He graduated in 1917 from Allahabad University and was nominated for Civil Service in 1919. At the age of eighteen, Firaq Gorakhpuri was married to Kishori Devi, but theirs was an unhappy marriage and there was always a lot of friction between the husband and wife. Mohsin Zaidi (Disciple),
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, His biography, Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet of Pain & Ecstasy, written by his nephew Ajai Mansingh was published by Roli Books in 2015.
, He was selected for the Provincial Civil Service (P.C.S.)
वहशतें बढ़ गईं हद से तिरे दीवानों में, बहुत पहले से उन क़दमों की आहट जान लेते हैं
He started writing poetry in Urdu in teens and developed his own niche in an era that was marked by the likes of Sahir, Iqbal, Faiz and Kaifi.