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Abdur Rehman Rahi (6 May 1925 – 9 January 2023) was an Kashmiri poet, translator and critic. He was awarded the Indian Sahitya Akademi Award in 1961 for his poetry collection Nawroz-i-Saba, the Padma Shri in 2000,[1] and India's highest literary award, the Jnanpith Award (for the year 2004) in 2007. He is the first Kashmiri writer to be awarded the Jnanpith, India's highest literary award for his poetic collection Siyah Rood Jaeren Manz (In Black Drizzle ). He was honored with Sahitya Akademi Fellowship in 2000 by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.[2]

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Abdur Rehman Rahi

(1925-05-06)6 May 1925
Died9 January 2023(2023-01-09) (aged 97)
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Occupation(s)Poet, translator, critic
AwardsSahitya Akademi Award and Padma Shri (2000)
Jnanpith Award (2004)