Ayaz Rasool Nazki

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Born (1951-05-25) May 25, 1951 (age 72)
  • Writer
  • Painter
  • Educator
  • Ghulam Rasool Nazki (father)

Ayaz Rasool Nazki (born May 25, 1951 , Srinagar , Central Kashmir) is a prominent writer,painter, educator and thinker of Jammu and Kashmir.[1][2][3] [4] As an author, he has contributed more than dozen books in Kashmiri besides English, Urdu. [5]


Born in a reputed Syed family of Jammu and Kashmir Ayaz Rasool Nazki's father, Ghulam Rasool Nazki was also a prominent Kashmiris|Kashmiri poet, writer, broadcaster, and teacher.[6] He wrote books, including poetry in regional language|regional and foreign languages such as Urdu, Persian language|Persian, Arabic and later work in Kashmiri language.


Nazki is the recipient of many prestigious awards including Sadiq Memorial Award, 2004, Shiksha Ratna Award, 2003, Robe of Honour by Jammu University, 2008 , Bakhshi Memorial Award 2017 for his outstanding contribution for his literary contributions [7][8]

Position held

Nazki was the founder Registrar of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University which is located in the border district of Rajouri, 150 Miles from Jammu the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir.[9] The university came into existence by an Act of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly in 2002.[9]He was first Regional Director Indian Council for Cultural Relations ICCR and served Ministry of External Affairs Govt. of India for 04 years from September 2012 to September 2016.He also worked as Registrar, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir a national level agricultural university located in R S PURA, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir (union territory)|Jammu and Kashmir, India[10].


  1. "Poet Ayaz Rasool Nazki". The Hindu.
  2. "Poet Ayaz Rasool Nazki". Vitasta Publishing.
  3. "Ayaz Rasool Nazki". Good Reads Com.
  4. "Ayaz Rasool Nazki to head ICCR". Greater Kashmir , Srinagar. Retrieved 2020-08-12.
  5. "Songs of Light by Ayaz Rasool Nazki". literaryjournal.
  6. Life, Kashmir; Life, Kashmir (2018-06-03). "Recreating Satisar". Kashmir Life. Retrieved 2020-07-11.
  7. "Admired for not mincing words". Hindustan Times. October 16, 2009.
  8. "Legend on Legend: Mir Ghulam Rasool Nazki on Khwaja Ghulam Saiyidain". Greater Kashmir. April 24, 2016.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "University web site". Bgsbuniversity.org. 2012-06-21. Retrieved 2012-06-29.
  10. "SUAST, Jammu". icar.org. April 24, 2016.

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