Renowned Urdu poet Wasim Barelvi was injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur, police said.
The 82-year-old is out of danger and is being treated at BLK Hospital in Delhi.
His family members said that Barelvi had gone to Bahrain to attend a ‘Mushaira’ a few days ago. On his return, he was heading to Bareilly from Delhi when, while passing through Hapur, his car collided with a dumper.
Barelvi has received injuries on his left hand and shoulder. According to the X-ray report, there are two fractures in his left hand.
A family member said that his condition has shown improvement, adding he will be discharged from the hospital soon.