Noted Urdu writer, Dr. Khaleeq Anjum passed away
Noted Urdu writer, critique and an expert on Mirza Ghalib, Dr. Khaleeq Anjum died yesterday morning in New Delhi. He was the Vice President of Anjuman-e-Taraqui-e-Urdu. He was 83 years old. He was born on 22nd December 1935 in New Delhi. He was educated at Anglo-Arabic School. Later, he joined Aligarh Muslim University and also received education from University of Delhi. He started his career as a lecturer in Urdu from Kirodimal College in New Dehli. He was elected General Secretary of Anjuman-e-Taraqui-e-Urdu in 1974. He published a large number of books and articles. He also translated books from English and Persian into Urdu.