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Noted Urdu writer and Padma Shri awardee Mujtaba Hussain passes away aged 83
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Noted Urdu writer and Padma Shri awardee Mujtaba Hussain passes away aged 83

The renowned Urdu writer and Padma Shri winner Mujtaba Hussain passed away on 27 May in Hyderabad after suffering cardiac arrest.

Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain on returning his Padma Shri: Our democracy has been reduced to a joke
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Urdu satirist Mujtaba Hussain on returning his Padma Shri: Our democracy has been reduced to a joke

Mujtaba Hussain is a celebrated Urdu author, humorist and satirist who has decided to return his Padma Shri (received in 2007) to register his protest against the ‘current atmosphere’ in the country.

Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain returns his Padma Shri award; says 'I am not happy with the situation today'
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Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain returns his Padma Shri award; says 'I am not happy with the situation today'

Hyderabad-based Mujutaba Hussain was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour in the country, for his contributions to Urdu literature in 2007.