SOCIAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE POETRY OF NAZ MUZAFFARABADI
The present region of the State of Jammu and Kashmir which we know today as the Independent State of Jammu and Kashmir was a backward area before partition. Despite their backwardness, the people here used to go to different parts of Hindustan for the acquisition of knowledge and when they came back, they used to light the candles of knowledge in this backward area. However, after the partition, literary personalities who came from Srinagar, Jammu and Poonch and after shifting the capital to Muzaffarabad, literary associations were established in the region, thus beginning the tradition of Urdu literature in Azad Kashmir. With the passage of time, in addition to creativity, scholars have made efforts in research and criticism, and thus many notable research books have come to light. Although there is no strong tradition of research in Azad Kashmir, it will grow stronger with time. In the article under review, the efforts in the field of research in Azad Kashmir has been tried to analyze.