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Majid Deobandi
Poet
--: Biography of Majid Deobandi :--

 

Dr. Majid Deobandi shaped his career as a Writer, Poet and Compare of National repute from 1978. He has participated in hundreds of Literary Mushairas (Poetic Symposia), Conferences, and Seminars all over India and other countries. He is a well known and popular figure in Urdu Circle. He has received coverage for his performances in Newspapers, Magazines and many stations of All India Radio and Doordarshan. It is agreed on all hands that he is one of top most Poets of the Urdu World. He has been working in Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi since 1991 till date. He has received many awards. A short line of his bio data is given below:

NAME :
M. MAJID SIDDIQUI

PAN NAME : DR. MAJID DEOBANDI

FATHER’S NAME : (L) M ZAHID SIDDIQUI

DATE OF BIRTH : 7th July, 1964

PLACE OF BIRTH : Deoband (U.P)

RESIDENCE (Delhi) : R-16, Meezan Apartment
Nafees Road, Jogabai
Jamia Nagar,
New Delhi-110025

RESIDENCE (Deoband) : Barey Bhaiyan Street,
Deoband-247554
Distt. Saharanpur (U.P.)


WEBSITE : www.meezan.org

E MAIL ADDRESSES : drmajiddeobandi@yahoo.com
drmajiddeobandi@meezan.org


TELEPHONE NUMBERS (Delhi) : 011-26988221 ®
9810859786 (M)
9968269786 (M)

(Deoband) : 01336-224688, 224668 ®
9258572641 (M)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : M.A. (Urdu)
Ph.D.

AWARDS RECEIVED:

President award 1993 for Urdu Poetry on 16th January, 1993, awarded by Honorable Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India at President’s House, New Delhi.

Abul Kalam Aazad Urdu Poetry Award 1995 on 6th December, 1995, from “All India Minorities Front”, awarded by Dr. Jagannath Mishra, Minister for Rural Minorities and Employment, Government of India.

Urdu Poetry Award 1996 on 9th October, 1996, from “Indian Cultural Society” (A Literary organization of Delhi), awarded by Mr. Maqbool Dar, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

Nai Aawaz Urdu Poetry Award 1996 on 26th November 1996, from “Nai Aawaz” (A Literary organization of Delhi), awarded by Mr. Maqbool Dar, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India.

Rajiv Gandhi Urdu Poetry Award 1997 on 9th October, 1997, from “All India Rajiv Vichar Congress Committee”, awarded by Mr. Natwar Singh, former Minister of External Affairs, Government of India.

Mirza Ghalib Urdu Poetry Award 1998 on 5th July, 1998, from “Bazm-e-Fikr-o-Khayal” (A Literary organization of Delhi), awarded by Mr. Waseem Ahmad, Member of Parliament.

Tasmia Urdu Poetry Award 1999 on 14th September, 1999, from “All India Tasmia Educational and Social Welfare Society”, Delhi, awarded by Dr. S Farooque, Chairmn, International Hospital.

Faza Ibn-e-Faizi Urdu Poetry Award 2000 on 27th May, 2000 from “Mau Sporting Club” Mau (U.P.), awarded by Prof. Malikzada Manzoor Ahmad, President, All India Urdu Raabita Committee.

Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy Award 2000 on Poetry Book “Lahoo Lahoo Aankhen”, from Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy, Lucknow (U.P.)

Best Urdu Poetry Award 2001 from Urdu Teachers Association, Deoband on 13th January, 2001, awarded by Janab Hasan Hashmi, Editor, Monthly Tilismati Duniya, Deoband.

Best Urdu Poet Award 2001 on 17th April, 2001, from Uttar Pradesh Hindi Urdu Award Committee, Luckinow, awarded by Mr. Vishnoo Kant Shastri, Governor of Uttar Pradesh.

Aziz Barabanki Naatia Poetry Award 2001 on 9th June, 2001, from “Muslim Association”, Lucknow (U.P.), awarded by Dr. A.R.Kidwai, Former Governor, Bihar and West Bengal.

Aaina-e-Haq Urdu Poetry Award 2002 on 16th August, 2002, from “Aaina-e-Haq” (Monthly), Delhi, awarded by Mr. Bekal Utsahi, former Member of Parliament.

Aafaq-e-Urdu Award 2002 on 22nd December, 2002, from “Islamic Search and Research Foundation”, Saharanpur (U.P.), awarded by Mr. Aashish Kumar Massey, Chairman, Minority Commission, Uttar Pradesh.

Kaifi Aazmi Urdu Poetry Award 2005 on 22nd February, 2005, from “Kaifi Aazmi Memorial Society” (A Literary Organization of Delhi), awarded by Mr. Somnath Chatterjee, Speaker, Lok Sabha.

Urdu Sabha Urdu Poetry Award 2005 on 7th March, 2005, from “Urdu Sabha” (A Literary Organization of Delhi), awarded by Mr. Shoeb Iqbal, Deputy Speaker, Delhi Assembly.

Raashid Masood Urdu Poetry Award 2006 on 2nd March, 2006, from “Rasheed Masood Foundation”, Gangoh (U.P.), awarded by Mr. Rasheed Masood, Member of Parliament (former Minister of Health, Government of India).

Fakhr-e-Deoband Award on 19th June, 2006 from Bazm-e-Adab (A Literary organization of Deoband), awarded by Mr. Arun Singh Rana, Chairman, District Co-Operative Bank, Saharanpur.

Kamal Madrasi Urdu Poetry Award 2006 on 10th February, 2007 from Kamal Urdu Academy and Punjab Association ((Literary organizations of Madras), awarded by Mr. A.K.Srivastava, Chief Commissioner of Custom, Chennai.

Allama Iqbal Urdu Poetry Award 2007 on 2nd February, 2008 from Girls Education and Welfare Trust, Madras, awarded by Mr. Surjeet Singh Barnala, Governor of Tamil Nadu,Chennai.

Maulana Mohd. Ali Jauhar Urdu Poetry Award 2008 on 18th July, 2008 from “Ameer Khusro Foundation” Ganjdundwara (U.P.), awarded by Prof. Malikzada Manzoor Ahmad, President, All India Urdu Raabita Committee.

Appreciation Award 2009 on 15th August, 2009 from “Shikhar” (A Social and Literary Organisation), awarded by Mr. S. K. Jain, IPS, D.C.P., South East Delhi Police.

Speaker Abdul Shakoor Award 2010 on 26th March, 2011 from “Saleemul Hind Welfare Trust, Madhubani (Bihar), awarded by Mr. Devanand Konver, Hon’ble Governor of Bihar

Waqar ul Mulk award on 27 may 2011 from Amroha awarded by Member of parliament Janab Shafiq Ur Rahman Berq


PUBLICATIONS:

Poetic Collection of Ghazals “LAHOO LAHOO AANKHEN” (Urdu) which contains selected Poems published in 2000.

Poetic Collection of Na’ats “ZIKR-E-RASOOL” which contains selected Na’ats published in 2006.

Poetic Collection of Ghazals “LAHOO LAHOO AANKHEN” (Hindi) which contains selected Poems published in 2007.

A Book on life and work of Khwaja Hasan Nizami named “KHWAJA HASAN NIZAMI: EK TEHQEEQI MUTALEA” published in 2007.

Poetic Collection of Ghazals “SHAAKH-E-DIL” which contains selected Poems published in 2010


OTHERS:

Editor of an Urdu Magazine “Adabi Meezan” published from Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025.

Asstt. Editor of an Urdu Quarterly Magazine “Tadrees Nama” from Jamia Millia Islamia University, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025.

General Secretary, “Jamia Nagar Aman Committee” (JAC), Jamia Nagr, New Delhi-110025.

General Secretary, “Meezan” (A Registered Literary, Cultural, Social and Educational Society) of New Delhi-110025.

General Secretary, “Na’at Council of India”, New Delhi-110001.

General Secretary, All India Urdu Raabita Committee.

Worked as a Casual Announcer in E.S.D. (Urdu Service), All India Radio, New Delhi from 1983 to 2002.

Worked as a Production Assistant in E.S.D. (Urdu Service), All India Radio, New Delhi for ten years.

Worked as a Compere on “Zee Salam” Television Channel

News Reader in Doordarshan Kendra (Indian Television) Delhi.


FOREIGN TOURS:

Participated in International Poetic Symposia (Mushairas) at Jeddah (K.S.A.), Pakistan, Dubai, Sharjah, Allain, Abu Dhabi (U.A.E.), Doha (Qatar),Mauritius, Mascot (Oman), Bahrain and Nepal.

Actively associated with various Literary and Cultural organizations, which are working for promotion of Urdu and Hindi language.

 
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