Nida Fazli

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Fazli in January 2014

Muqtida Hasan Nida Fazli, known as Nida Fazli (Urdu: ندا فاضلی ‎; 12 October 1938 – 8 February 2016), was an Indian Hindi and Urdu poet.[1] He was born in Gwalior, British Raj. He wrote essays critical of poets of the 1960s in his book Mulaqatein. This book made many poets angry, including Sahir Ludhianvi, Ali Sardar Jafri and Kaifi Azmi. As a result, he was boycotted in some poetic sessions.[2] He recently wrote columns for the BBC Hindi website on various contemporary issues and literature.[3]

Fazli died of a heart attack in Mumbai on 8 February 2016. He was aged 77.

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  1. "Citizens decry petty politics". The Times of India. 10 November 2009. Archived from the original on 2012-11-04. Retrieved 2016-02-09.
  2. "When writing poetry becomes a 'business'". The Hindu. 6 August 2007. Archived from the original on 21 April 2008. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  3. "यादों का एक शहर..." Retrieved 7 July 2010.