Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Saleem Kidwai


Faiz teaches us to question. His work shouldn’t be erased from syllabus

April 28, 2022 8:54 am

Chapal Mehra writes: The removal of Faiz’s poetry from school textbooks, along with other content about humanism, democracy, and diversity, defeats the whole purpose of education

How Saleem Kidwai brought Indian history of same-sex love to light

September 06, 2021 7:21 pm

His mobilisation of LGBTQIA+ community into a movement for freedom, as well as his literary achievements, especially in translating Urdu works, are admirable

Remembering Saleem Kidwai: Friend, scholar, queer rights activist

September 03, 2021 8:10 am

Chapal Mehra writes: Those who seek freedom, love and equality in India must carry forward Saleem Kidwai's work and legacy.

Saleem Kidwai (1951-2021): ‘Generous, encouraged people to be comfortable with their sexuality’

August 31, 2021 6:05 am

He is survived by his three sisters – Azra Kidwai, Sufia Kidwai and Afsaha Kidwai. His burial was conducted in his ancestral village Badagaon in Barabanki district.