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Sadaket Ali Malik

Name: Urdu Writers of Jammu Province (Subha Jammu Ke Urdu Qalamkar”
Author: Wali Mohammad Aseer Kishtwari
Publisher: Iqra Publisher Behrot Rajouri. The Urdu Forum of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu.

The book “Urdu Writers of Jammu Province (Subha Jammu ke Urdu Qalamkar” has two volumes. Volume 1 mentions the works, biography and critical analysis of 35 personalities while Volume 2 of the book mentions 32 personalities, their works, methodology, writing style, biography and critical analysis The first has 528 pages and later 560 pages.
This book is timely and in a sense it was too late to get to know the Urdu writers from Jammu province who left an indelible mark on the field of Urdu poetry and Urdu literature.
The book written by Wali Mohd Aseer is a milestone in the field of Urdu literature.
The author has conducted rigorous research and kept alive not only Urdu literature but also Kashmiri history and literature. Having 47 books under his belt, he has kept Urdu alive in Jammu and Kashmir. The author’s works like “Focus on ‘Jammu and Kashmir’ and the History of the saints of Jammu Kashmir” have received the top award from the State Cultural Academy.
Bihar Urdu Academy, Patna also awarded the prize for his works being the best book. He also received the State Awards in recognition of his outstanding performance in the field of literature. Moreover, many of these literary and cultural organizations have congratulated him with prizes and awards. Many scholars are researching the works and literary contributions of Aseer Kishtwari.
Books volumes I and II contain the biographical references of thirty-seven writers. Several aspects have been highlighted here. One of them is the names of writers and their works and important areas of life. It also sheds light on areas where Urdu is popular or unpopular. It also focuses on Urdu writers from Chenab valley, Pir Panjal and Jammu where Urdu writers have done a lot in the field of Urdu literature especially poetry which has helped a lot in promoting literary skills , keeping society informed about the works and contributions of these writers and, in the long term, for the promotion and preservation of the Urdu language and literature. This book not only refreshes history in the mind but will also add a lot in terms of geography. The writers from Jammu province mentioned in the book will serve as an important source for scholars. The peculiarity is that it contains writers who continue their work with more enthusiasm.
The twin volumes of “Urdu Writers of Jammu Province (Subha Jammu ke Urdu Qalamkar” are the first of their kind to research the legend and young poets, critical analysis, writing style and literary melody of these poets It is in itself a daunting task to collect and study more scores from these writers and poets.The works have indeed helped and will certainly help to identify the construction of Urdu in this region and will also inspire the budding writers The third volume of the same series is in preparation by the author.
The author has retained a literary history, and thus this book is a source of research and criticism. This book can be considered as a complete history of Urdu literature of Jammu province.
Volume I of the book focuses on biography, works and critical research on legendary poets and writers who played a key role in the origin and development of Urdu language in Jammu region. They understand:
Kamgar Kishtwari, Rasa Javadani, Dewan Narsingh Dass Nargis, Chirag Hussain Hasrat, Tehseen Jafri, Nishat Kishtwari, Allah Rakha Sagar, Ishrat Kashmiri, Qudtrat-u-llah Shohab, Thakur Poonchi, Dr Sukhdev Singh Charak, wafa Bhaderwahi, Ghulam Nabi Goni, Mukesh Kashmiri, Sayeed ullah Malik Hazeen, Arsh Sehbai, Pushkar Nath, Tawus Banihali, Bashir Bhaderwahi, Khirsheed Kazmi, Pandit Vidya Rattan Aasi, Nishat Kishtwari, Shad Fareed Abadi, Shahbaz Rajourvi, Mushtaq Fareedi, Fida Rajourvi, Ushaq Kishtwari, Mirza Mohammed Yaseen Beg, Dr Jatinder Udhampuri, Khalid Hussain, Talib Hussain Rind and Manshoor Banihali.
The second volume of Urdu writers book also covers the various elements of Urdu poetry, saga and people writing style of Urdu literature with special reference to Jammu province.
In Volume 2 of the book Urdu Writers of Jammu Province (Subha Jammu Ke Urdu Qalamkar), the author has elucidated Asad Bhaderwahi’s literary contributions to Tariq Abrar.
Volume 2 of the book highlights poets and writers like Assad Bhaderwahi, Zameer Fareedi, Balum Bhaderwahi, Fida Kishtwari, Prof. Marghoob Banihali, Maalik Ram Anand, Tanveer Bhaderwahi, Aas Bhaderwahi, Rehmtullah Banihali, Dr Abdul Majeed Bhaderwahi, Ghulam Qadir Mughal, Zulfiqar Pogali, Sabir Mirza, Khursheed Ahmed Bismil, Taskeen Badanvi, Amin Sabonia, Muhammad Ayub Shabnam, Sagar Sehrai, Shaz Sharqi , Pritpal Singh Betab, Bailraj Bakhshi, Ahmed Shinas, Anand lehar, Zahir Banihali, Maulana Asri, Bashir Ahmed Tishna, Zanfar Khoker, Amin Banhali, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed Wani, Dr Daljit Darma, Dr Rafeeq Anjum, Anzer Furqanabadi, Yogendra Pal Tair, Dr Guljabeen Saba, Dr Karan Singh Karan, Dr Yash Paul Sharma, Dr Chaman Lal Bhagat, Dr Afshan, Dr Khalid Rasool, Dr Shahnaz Qadri, Dr Muhammad Asif Alimi, Noureen Shah, Fani Ayaz Goolvi and Tariq Abrar have a mention in this book . Efforts have been made by the author to showcase the biography, writings, style, in a very research-oriented way. The Urdu Writers of Jammu Province (Subha Jammu Ke Urdu Kalamkar” aims to acquaint the generations with the poetry and other writings of those who are well noted in the field of Urdu literature in the Jammu region. The project is still and Part III of will follow a similar project which will focus on the outcast writers and poets of the Jammu region.
This work on Urdu poets and writers of the author shows its importance in both cases: one is that the work so far will be safe and the other is that the writers/poets included in this project will continue their literary journey and will be more active in their quest. for the best. The book will also serve as a source of inspiration for budding young writers.
Literature people are sure that this effort of Aseer Sahib is like his previous published books. It will attract the attention of researchers, critics and serious readers.

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