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Abul Lais Siddiqui

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Citizenship  Pakistani
Nationality  Pakistani
Residence  Karachi, Pakistan

Fields  Linguistics
Name  Abul Siddiqui
Abul Lais Siddiqui About Abul Lais Siddiqui
Alma mater  Aligarh Muslim University
Doctoral students  Aslam Farrukhi, Abul Khair Kashfi, Farman Fatehpuri, Moinuddin Aqeel, Syed Waqar Ahmed Rizvi, Siddiqua Arman, Mahjabeen Zaidi
Known for  Urdu literature and Linguistics
Died  September 7, 1994, Karachi, Pakistan
People also search for  Farman Fatehpuri, Abul Khair Kashfi, Moinuddin Aqeel
Notable students  Abul Khair Kashfi, Farman Fatehpuri, Moinuddin Aqeel

Institutions  University of Karachi
Education  Aligarh Muslim University
Doctoral advisor  Rasheed Ahmad Siddiqui

Abul Lais Siddiqui (Urdu: ابو اللیث صدیقی) was an author, researcher, critic, linguist and scholar of Urdu literature and linguistics from Pakistan.



He remained associated with the University of Karachi as Professor and Chairman, Department of Urdu. After retirement, he devoted his time to writing, guiding research, public speaking and media appearances. He headed the Urdu Lughat Board (The Board for Urdu Dictionary) from 1962 to 1984.


He earned M.A. and Ph.D degrees in Urdu from the Aligarh Muslim University.


He had a vast collection of critical and literary writing to his credit.


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