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Ale Ahmad Suroor

1911 – 2002 ! Aligarh, India.

Ale Ahmad Suroor was an Urdu poet, critic and professor from India. Suroor was born in a highly educated family of Badayun city of Uttar Pradesh on 09 September, 1911. He is best known for his literary criticism. He studied Science and graduated from St John’s College, Agra. He completed his master’s degree in English literature in 1934. From 1958 to 1974 he worked as professor and Head of Urdu at Aligarh Muslim University. In 1974 he was honoured with the Sahitya Akademi Award by the Government of India for his literary critic work, Nazar aur Nazariya. In 1991 he was also awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award. He was awarded a special gold medal by the President of Pakistan on the centenary of the birth of Muhammad Iqbal. He died on 9 February 2002 in Delhi India.

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