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Rahat Indori

Rahat Indori


  • Rahat Qureshi, later known as Rahat Indori, was born on 1 January 1950 in Indore to Rafatullah Qureshi, a cloth mill worker, and his wife Maqbool Un Nisa Begum.
  • He was their fourth child. He did his schooling from Nutan School Indore from where he completed his Higher Secondary.
  • He completed his graduation from Islamia Karimia College, Indore in 1973 and has passed his MA in Urdu literature from Barkatullah University Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) in 1975.
  • Rahat was awarded a PhD in Urdu literature from the Bhoj University of Madhya Pradesh in 1985 for his thesis titled Urdu Main Mushaira.
  • Indori has performed in Mushaira and Kavi Sammelan from last 40 – 45 Years. He has traveled widely internationally to recite poetry.
  • A poem named Bulati Hai Magar Jaane Ka Nahi.