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What is the real name of Firaq Gorakhpuri and what was his profession?

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Asked by Om Shrivastava, 28 Aug '13 09:00 am
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Firaaq Gorakhpuri: real name is Raghupati Sahay , born to a Hindu Family ............. He was selected for the Provincial Civil Service (P.C.S.) and the Indian Civil Service (I.C.S.), but he resigned to follow Mahatma Gandhi's Non-cooperation movement, for which he went to jail. Later, he joined Allahabad University as a lecturer in English literature ......... During his life, he was given the positions of Research Professor at the University Grants Commission and Producer Emeritus by All India Radio .........
Answered by pradeep mishra, 28 Aug '13 09:06 am

 
  
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Raghupati Sahay.......Teaching profession,famous lyricist.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 01 Sep '13 02:17 pm

 
  
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Firaaq Gorakhpuri. Real name Raghupati Sahay A Hindu. A prolific writer and was well versed in all forms of poetry like Ghazals, Nazma, Rubaai. He wrote in Urdu though he was highly educated in English literature and was a Professor of English in Allahabad University. His one statement (said in a lighter vein) is quite well known: "There are only Two and a Half people in India who know English properly. One Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Two, Myself and Half Jawaharlal Nehru.

There was a share by Faiz (who migrated to Pakistan) to which Firaq replied appropriately:
Faiz:
Uttho aye butkhaanewaalo, talaash laazim hai: Idhar hi laut aayenge gar khuda na mila::
Firaq:
Khuda ki talaash wo karein, jinhe talaash-e-khuda hai: Yahaan to kan kan mein bhagwan nazar aata hai:
Answered by QueSera Sera, 28 Aug '13 10:53 am

 
  
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Read Pradeep ji
Answered by alok khatore, 28 Aug '13 09:25 am

 
  
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Raghupati Sahay. Poet par excellence.
Today is his birthday :-)
Answered by Uncommon Freind, 28 Aug '13 09:05 am

 
  
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Raghupati Sahay,English Literature and most important today's Birthday Boy
Answered by sushil lalpuria, 28 Aug '13 09:04 am

 
  
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Raghupati Sahay
a lecturer of english literature in allahabad university
Answered by manoharkhanna, 28 Aug '13 09:03 am

 
  
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Real name Raghupati Sahay
a great poet
Answered by anil garg, 03 Sep '13 10:43 am

 
  
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Raghupati Sahay
Answered by Quest, 28 Aug '13 02:14 pm

 
  
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