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Rafiq Hussain
--: Biography of Rafiq Hussain :--


Dr Rafiq Hussain (14 May 1913 - 31 December 1990) was an Urdu writer, poet and critic from India.

Dr Rafiq Husain s/o Syed Mohammed Taqi was born into an aristocratic family in Baragaon, Jalalpur, Ambedkar Nagar district, previously known as Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh. He was the first Indian Ph.D. holder in Urdu poetry of Allama Iqbal. He Mastered in Urdu Literature from Allahabad University. He was awarded the gold medal in English literature during his graduation from Allahabad University. He later on selected in PCS,and served as Registrar of Co-Operative Society. On completion of his post graduation, he joined Allahabad University as Lecturer on the persecution of the Vice Chancellor of Allahabad University Mr. Amarnath Jha, later on he became Chairman of Allahabad University Delegacy and Head of Urdu Department Earlier, the competition between Dr. Rafique Hussain and Dr. (Mrs.) Firdaus Fatima Naseer for Professorship in Urdu. Dr. Rafiq Hussain Urdu ghazal ki nashv o numa ma pesh lafz Amar nath Jha. A treatise on the evolution of the Urdu ghazal.

Literary career

. Urdu Ghazal aur unski Nash-vo-Numa, 1942Mir Hasan ki ?ayat aur Si?rulbayan ka tanqidi jaizah, 1960Dabistan, 1964, 
. Guizar-E-aqidat, 1966Afsanvi u?ul aur fasanah-yi ajaib, 1975Mas_navi Si?r al-bayan_ : ya?ni, Qi??ah-yi Be Na?ir va Badr-i Munir, 1978,Azmat-e-Marasi 
. Pahli Tankid Pahla Naqad 
. Mawazna Anis wa Dabir 
. Masnawi Gulzar Naseem by Pt Daya Shankar "Naseem" introduction and notes by Dr. Rafiq Husain

Husain married Husnara Begum in January 1948, and the couple had four sons and two daughters 


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