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Noted Urdu scholar and poet Dr Kamal Ahmad Siddiqui dead
Tuesday December 24, 2013 5:24 PM, Staff Reporter

Noted Urdu scholar, poet, linguistic expert, a specialist of Mirza Ghalib and litterateur Dr Kamal Ahmad Siddiqui died in New Delhi Monday at around 11:30 p.m. He was 87.

Family sources while talking to said that Dr Kamal Ahmad Siddiqui was admitted to New Delhi's Apolo Hospital after his kidneys failed to respond some fifteen days ago. He died in the hospital.

Dr Kamal Ahmad Siddiqui was regarded as the expert of Urdu language and Mirza Ghalib, and he was also associated with radio and television for a very long period.

Due to his work on Mirza Ghalib, he was awarded with the 'Ghalib Award'. His book 'Ghalib ki Shankaht' was published by Ghalib Institute.

He was a regular in Delhi's elite circle of Urdu scholars and was among the most respected ones. He was also one of the key figures in various seminars of Ghalib Institute.

He was also associated with journalism and had a good command over mass communication.

His love for literature can be gauged from the fact that he completed his doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University after retirement.

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