Deputy Nazir Ahmad: A Feminist Writer

Deputy Nazir Ahmad (Molvi Nazir Ahmad) is an Urdu writer, reformer, and scholar. He wrote many books and novels. He got famous from Mirat Ul Uroos and Tauba Tun Nasooh books.


Deputy Nazir Ahmad was born on 6 September 1836 in Dist. Bangor, UP. He belonged to the Shah Abdul Ghafoor Azam Puri family. His father’s name was Molvi Saadat Ali.

Deputy Nazir had married the granddaughter of Molvi Abdul Khaliq. He had one son and two daughters.

Molvi Nazir passed away on May 3, 1913.


Deputy Nazir Ahmad got his early education from his father. At 14, he was admitted to Madras Aurangabad of Dehli. At this place, his teacher was Molvi Abdul Khaliq.

Meanwhile, the Muslim condition is not okay. Students begged for their food from households. Molvi Nazir got his education in this scenario.

After some, he entered Dehli College and studied Arabic, Philosophy, and Mathematics.


Deputy Nazir Ahmad started his career as a Teacher. During his employment, he translated the Indian Penal Code into Urdu. This translation made him famous and played a vital role in his progress.

After getting the promotion, he became the Deputy Collector. Nizaam Dukan transferred his Haiderbaad state.

After retirement, Molvi Nazir devoted his life to literature and writing. He spent his remaining life in Dehli.


On his service, the Indian Government awarded him the ‘Shams ul Ulama’ title in 1897. In 1902, the University of Edinburgh gave him an honorary degree in LLD. Punjab University was also awarded a DOL degree in 1910.

He is considered the first novel writer of the Urdu language.

Deputy Nazir Ahmad Book List/ Literary Work

Deputy Nazir believed the feminist writer of the Urdu language. He was a great advocate of women’s education. So, Deputy Nazir Ahmed Novels revolve around women’s issues.

Molvi Nazir himself wrote books for the study of his daughters. He wrote mentioned novels and books.

Deputy Nazir Ahmed Novels Details

Ibn Ul Waqt

Binat Un Nash

Fasana E Mubtila

Mirat Ul Uroos (The Bride’s Mirror)

Tauba Tun Nasooh



Roya e Sadaqa

Deputy Nazir Ahmad Translation

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Quran Pak
  • Income Tax Ordinance 1861
  • Qanoon e Shahadat 1863
  • Samwaat 1876

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