Lucknow city has been famous for its “literature and education” since ancient times. The ancient Urdu poets and writers of this region brought Lucknow to the summit of fame all over the world. Poets like Josh Malihabadi, Hasrat Mohani, Mir Anees, Mirza Debir etc. illuminated the name of Lucknow in the world of Urdu. Anir Anees and Mirza Debir gave a new direction to the famous mode of Urdu poetry “Murcia”.
Lucknow is the city of “Tahajib” and education is the root of it. This is the reason that the stream of education flows here in all four directions. The educational institutions and universities all around are proving this fact that the city of Lucknow is very aware of education. Uttar Pradesh State University of Technology (UPTU), Babu Banarasi Das Technical University, Ram Swaroop Technical World University, Integral University and its subsidiaries are illuminating the name of Lucknow in technical education on the one hand and Lucknow is on the other side of the world. In the various branches of education, Vidya Vidyalaya, Urdu School, Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Khwaja Muinuddin Urdu Arabic Persian University, etc. are providing a distinct identity, on the third, King George Cheikshi Vishwa Vidyalaya provides a different fame to Lucknow in the field of medicine. Nadva Arabi College has given flags of its reputation throughout the Arab world. All Arabic Sanskrit make all the people of the Ganges form the ocean of Tahajib to Lucknow.