28 August in History


 

On 28th August 1896, noted contemporary Urdu poet Firaq Gorakhpuri was born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

 

Firaq Gorakhpuri was the pen name of Raghupati Sahay, who apart from being a prolific poet was also a writer and critic. Till today, Gorakhpuri remains one of the most well known and… Read More →

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