Qazi Saleem - Aurangabad Poet and Ex-MP of Aurangabad


Qazi Saleem was an Urdu poet and he was elected as the 7th Member of Parliament from Lok Sabha from (Congress-I) Aurangabad, Maharashtra.



He had studied at Aligarh Muslim University and Osmania University, Hyderabad.

He has completed B.A., LL.B. and was an Advocate and Businessman; previously associated with Shetkari Kamgar Paksh, Maharashtra; Joined Indian National Congress, 1962; District Secretary, Shetkari Kamgar Paksh, 1955-62; Founder and President, District Congress (I), Aurangabad; Vice-President, Marathwada Vibhag Congress (I); General Secretary, Azad College; Secretary, Sampardayikta Virodhi Samiti, Aurangabad, Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council, 1962-72. 

He wrote many poems including Aaina, Yun-hi-Sahi, Koi Kuch Nahi, Aazadgi, Aakhri Diary, Maine Dekha, Tum Agar Rukte, Mukti, Dardmandi, Be-Zamiri, Dekhte-Dekhte, Nai Nasl, Tourist, Yaad etc.

Here are some of the couplets from his poem - Virus.

Masih-e-Waqt tum batao kya hua,
Zabaan pe yeh kasila pan kahan se aa gaya,
Zara si der ke liye palak jhapak gai to raakh kis tarah jhadi.
Suna hai durr desh se, Kuch aise virus humare sahilon pe aa gaye,
Jin ke tab-kar-e-sahar ke liye amrit aur zaher ek hai.
Ab kisi ke darmiyan koi raabta nahin, Kisi dava ka dard se koi vaasta nahin.

He had also written a few books: Najat se Pehle (1971) and Rustagari (2004).

Favorite pastime and recreation: Literature.  

Special interests: Poetry and social studies.

Sports and clubs: Member, City Club, Aurangabad.  

Travels abroad: Saudi Arabia.  

Permanent address: 'Saleem Manzil", Manzoorpura, Aurangabad, Maharashtra.

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