Born on20th December, 1950 at Chamba (H.P.) Zahid Abrol (original name: Vijay Kumar Abrol) had his schooling in his parental town Hoshiarpur (Punjab)and did M.Sc. (Hons) in Physics from Panjab University Chandigarh. He retired as Sr. Manager from Punjab National Bank. He has authored a number of books viz. Andha Khuda (Urdu poems) in Urdu, 1978; EkSafahPurnam(Poems on Terrorism in Punjab) in Urdu and Hindi separately, 1986; Faridnama (Poetic Translations of Sheikh Farid’s Punjabi verses in Urdu) in Urdu and Hindi, 2003; Darya Darya Sahil Sahil( UrduGhazals) in Urdu and Hindi separately, 2014/2015; Khwabon Ke Ped Taley (Urdu Nazams) in Urdu and Hindi separately, 2016 and A Three-Step Journey(Poetic translations of Zahid Abrol’s selected Urdu Poetry into English by Dr. Lalit Mohan Sharma) 2016.