|Biographical detail : ||The pioneer of Urdu novel.
Deputy Nazir was a leading proponent of the education of India’s Muslim women and he espoused the issue with great determination and persistence against the Muslim establishment of time who considered that women should not be educated.
Deputy Nazir had his fingers on the pulse of the Indian Muslims during those critical decades when the Muslim society was in a flux. In his novels he sought to eradicate social evils inherent in a decadent society, particularly those caused by ignorance, illiteracy and frustration.
Deputy Nazir was the author of Taubat-un-Nasuh and Mirat-al-Urus, considered as the first novel in Urdu.