Bashir Badr

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Bashir Badr  born Syed Muhammad Bashir   on February 15, 1935, is an Indian poet of Urdu.

Biography

Badr was born in Ayodhya, India.[2] He is an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University. He is married and has two sons Nusrat Badr and Masum Badr and a daughter.[3]

Career

Badr has written many Urdu ghazals. He has also worked as a chairman of the Urdu Akademi.

Awards

Badr has received the Padma Shri award in 1999 for contribution towards literature and Sangeet Natak Akademi. He has also received the Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu for his poetry collection "Aas" in 1999.[1]
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