Anwar Jalalpuri
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Born
Anwar Ahmad

6 July 1947 (1947-07-06)
Died2 January 2018 (2018-01-03) (aged 70)
Other namesAnwar Ahmad
Alma materM.A English
M.A Urdu
OccupationPoet
Known forHaving translated the Bhagavad Gita from Sanskrit to Urdu
Spouse(s)Aalima Khatoon
Family1 daughter, 3 sons
AwardsYash Bharti Award (2016)
Padma Shri (2018)

Anwar Jalalpuri (6 July 1947 – 2 January 2018) was an Indian Urdu poet from Jalalpur, Uttar Pradesh, known for translating the Bhagavad Gita from Sanskrit to Urdu.[1]

He received the Padma Shri posthumously from the President of India, and the Yash Bharti Award from the government of Uttar Pradesh.[2][3] He also got Maati Ratan Samman by Shaheed Shodha Sansthan.[4]

He died from a brain stroke on 2 January 2018.[5]

References

  1. ^ Jalil, Rakhshanda. "They don't make poets, translators and performers like Anwar Jalalpuri (1947-2018) anymore". Scroll.in. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  2. ^ ANI (26 January 2018). "Anwar Jalalpuri conferred with Padma Shri". Business Standard India. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  3. ^ "नहीं रहे मशहूर शायर अनवर जलालपुरी, गीता का उर्दू में किया था अनुवाद". NDTVIndia (in Hindi). Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  4. ^ "अनवर जलालपुरी के इंतकाल की खबर से सदमे में साहित्य जगत". Live Hindustan (in Hindi). Retrieved 23 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Poet Anwar Jalalpuri, who translated Gita into Urdu, dies of stroke at 70". Hindustan Times. 2 January 2018. Retrieved 22 December 2018.