Google Doodle pay tributes to Urdu writer Abdul Qavi on his 87th B’day

DN Bureau

The Google Doodle today commemorated literary critic and Urdu writer Abdul Qavi Desnavi on his 87th birthday.

Abdul Qavi Desnavi
Abdul Qavi Desnavi

New Delhi: Google paid tribute to Urdu writer, critic and linguist Abdul Qavi Desnavi on his 87th birth anniversary with a special doodle. 

He was born in Bihar’s Desna village in 1930, he played a very vital role in the evolution of Urdu literature in India. He has written more than 50 books in Urdu. The great Urdu writer died on July 7, 2011.

Over a few decades he ruled Urdu literature and among his prominent works are ‘Hayat-e-Abul Kalam Azad’, which cherish the life of “Maulana Abul Kalam Azad”, A book on freedom fighter. In spite of these, he had various other major works which includeds ‘Sat Tahriren’, Motala-E-Khotoot Ghalib’ and Talash-E-Azad.

He was the head of the Urdu Department in Bhopal’s Saifia. Abdul Qavi was the member of several regional and national literacy bodies. Many renowned personalities like Javed Akhtar and Iqbal Masood were his pupil.

The Google applauds the Urdu author Abdul Qavi by designing a Doodle in the Urdu styled Script. 

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