Urdu poet returns award to UP govt. over Dadri lynching
New Delhi, 11 Oct 2015: As a mark of protest against the Dadri lynching, Mohammad Rizwan Khan, a young Urdu poet and critic, has announced to return the Uttar Pradesh Urdu Akademy Award. The state government had honored him with the award in 2013-14 in recognition of his work 'Asad Badauni as a Poet'. The work was his thesis as a research scholar at Delhi University.