November 1 2017: Google honours urdu man of letters Abdul Qavi Desnavi on his 87th birth anniversary today.
Desnavi was an Indian Urdu language writer, critic, bibliographer, and linguist. He has written many books on Urdu literature. His important work was about Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Mirza Ghalib and Allama Muhammad Iqbal. He was educated at St Xavier's College Bombay ( Mumbai)
He was born on 1 November 1930 in Bihar and died on 7 July 2011 in Bhopal