Shri Makhan Lal Kaul
Shri Makhan Lal Kaul "Mahav"
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Noted poet and Journalist, started as a teacher but turned to
journalism afterwards. Through the literary columns of the newspaper KHIDMAT he
gave many budding writers opportunities to express themselves. He had command
over Urdu, Hindi, Sanskrit and Persian. A well known Kashmiri poet who excelled
in writing humour and satire and made use of the language of the common man most
beautifully. His radio talks in Urdu too had their own flavour, but his
contribution to Kashmiri lit. is in humour and satire with which he was
identified throughout his life.