Young poets of Kadapa are making notable contributions to Urdu literature, Naseeruddin, a businessman from Vanambadi in Tamil Nadu said on Monday.

Participating in a felicitation function in Ashique Mashook Dargah in the Kadapa old market area, he said two poets - Obaid Siddiqui and Mustafa Ali Khan Anwar – had rendered yeoman services to Urdu literature in the last five decades.

Poets Sayeed Khan, Mahmood Shahid Nazar, Sattar Faizi, Akthar, Sardar Sahir, and Khaleel recited their poems in the programme organised under the aegis of Waseela, an Urdu fortnightly.