Abdul Qavi Desnavi
Born: 1 November 1930
Died: 7 July 2011
- He was an Indian Urdu language writer, critic, bibliographer and linguist.
- He wrote many books on Urdu literature.
- His work included about Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Mirza Ghalib and Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
- He was awarded with several awards for his literary work.
- He became Professor and head of the Urdu department of Saifia College.
- He was a well known literary figure in India and in the Urdu world.
- On 1 November 2017, Google showed a Google Doodle in honouring Desnavi’s 87th birthday.
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