Rashid ul Khairi or Allama Rashid-ul-Khairi (largely known as Musavire Gham ( )) (Urdu: ? ) (1868-1936) was an outstanding social reformer of British India and a reputed writer of Urdu Language. His writing depicts the circumstances of women and what they have to face in a Muslim Society. He was the founder of ISMAT (?), a social and literary magazine for women, which served the cause of Muslim women education in India and fought for their legal rights. Khairi wrote more than 60 books, two of which were comedic i.e. Sath Ruhoon K Aamalnamay and Nani Ashu.
Gail Minault, Professor of History at the University of Texas, in her book "Secluded Scholars" wrote that, "Rashid ul Khairi was a pioneer of women's right in the Islamic tradition and was one of the biggest bestsellers in the history of Urdu Novel. He saw the oppression of women, their physical and mental imprisonment and how they were deprived of their rights and he wanted to do some thing about it."
According to Munshi Premchand, "Rashid ul Khairi was a great name in literature for women in Urdu and all those who know Urdu language should be grateful to him."
Allama Iqbal, the greatest Urdu poet of 20th century, wrote on the demise of Khairi that, "His death is a great loss to Urdu literature. Writer of such caliber are not born every day."
In the words of Qurratulain Hyder, one of the greatest novelist of Urdu literature, in an article had stated "Rashid ul Khairi was one of the greatest reformers of the nation in the twentieth century."