Twentieth century writers poets

This list provides a snapshot of famous literary artists belongs to Indian state of Uttar Pradesh which was known as United Provinces under British raj and on 24th January 1950 United Provinces was renamed as Uttar Pradesh, Today on completion of 70years of state named Uttar Pradesh we are trying to compile a list of those peoples who contributed in literary wealth of India and ‘UP’ will always going to feel great proud for all of them…Considering last seventy years we have tried our best to compile special list of literary contributors who contributed more than one literary work in twentieth century.

  • Kedarnath Agarwal
  • Javed Akhtar
  • Meena Alexander
  • Anjaan (lyricist)
  • Rais Ansari
  • Jumai Khan Azad
  • Khaleel-Ur-Rehman Azmi
  • Ahmad Ali Barqi Azmi
  • Kaifi Azmi
  • Harivansh Rai Bachchan
  • Fani Badayuni
  • Shakeel Badayuni
  • Jeelani Bano
  • Suroor Barabankvi
  • Virendra Kumar Baranwal
  • Kunwar Bechain
  • Jagannath Prasad Bhanu
  • Dharamvir Bharati
  • Swadesh Bharati
  • Mahendra Bhatnagar
  • Dorothy Bonarjee
  • Brij Narayan Chakbast
  • Ashok Chakradhar
  • Subhadra Kumari Chauhan
  • Sudama Panday ‘Dhoomil’
  • Sudhindranath Dutta
  • Bal Govind Dwivedi
  • Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi
  • Sohan Lal Dwivedi
  • Anwar Farrukhabadi
  • Shamsur Rahman Faruqi
  • Trilok Chandra Goel
  • Firaq Gorakhpuri
  • Jagdish Gupt
  • Maithili Sharan Gupt
  • M. G. Gupta
  • Kaka Hathrasi
  • Prem Kishore Patakha
  • Rafiq Husain
  • Ali Sardar Jafri
  • Gyan Chand Jain
  • Nemi Chandra Jain
  • Shamim Karhani
  • Agha Jani Kashmiri
  • Agha Hashar Kashmiri
  • Muztar Khairabadi
  • Akhlaq Mohammed Khan
  • Dushyant Kumar
  • Munavvar Lakhnavi
  • Safi Lakhnavi
  • Salik Lucknawi
  • Salaam Machhalishahari
  • Abhiraj Rajendra Mishra
  • Hasrat Mohani
  • Hullad Moradabadi
  • Jigar Moradabadi
  • Moti BA
  • Anand Narain Mulla
  • Muhammad Ishaaq Muzaffarnagari
  • Kanhaiya Lal Nandan
  • Kunwar Narayan
  • Suryakant Tripathi
  • Saghar Nizami
  • Suryakumar Pandey
  • Shaukat Pardesi
  • Vijay Singh Pathik
  • Popular Meeruthi
  • Jaishankar Prasad
  • Munawwar Rana
  • Rahi Masoom Raza
  • Majaz
  • Raghuvir Sahay
  • Sarveshwar Dayal Saxena
  • Atul Prasad Sen
  • Rafiq Shadani
  • Dil Shahjahanpuri
  • Mohammad Shakeel
  • Hari Shankar Sharma
  • Krishna Kumar Sharma
  • Pandit Narendra Sharma
  • Ram Vilas Sharma
  • Zahida Khatun Sherwani
  • Kalika Prasad Shukla
  • Sushil Siddharth
  • Aijaz Siddiqi
  • Ishrat Ali Siddiqui
  • Guru Bhakt Singh ‘Bhakt’
  • Diwan Singh
  • Doodhnath Singh
  • Ram Krishna Singh
  • Ajmal Sultanpuri
  • Majrooh Sultanpuri
  • Shivmangal Singh Suman
  • Gafil Swami
  • Gulam Rabbani Taban
  • Ayodhya Prasad Upadhyay
  • Mahadevi Varma
  • Agyeya
  • Dhirendra Verma
  • Nushoor Wahidi
  • Ramashankar Yadav
  • Sajjad Zaheer
  • Mohsin Zaidi
  • Zahida Zaidi
  • Zeb-un-Nissa