Saturday, November 24, 2012

Kalam-e-Mir Taqi Mir; Download Mir's Urdu Poetry

Kalam-e-Mir Taqi Mir
Mir Taqi Mir (Urdu: میر تقی میر) (born 1723 - died 1810), whose real name was Muhammad Taqi (Urdu: محمد تقی) and takhallus (pen name) was Mir (Urdu: میر) (sometimes also spelt as Meer Taqi Meer), was the leading Urdu poet of the 18th century, and one of the pioneers who gave shape to the Urdu language itself. He was one of the principal poets of the Delhi School of the Urdu ghazal and remains arguably the foremost name in Urdu poetry often remembered as Khuda-e-sukhan (god of poetry). 

His complete works, Kulliaat, consist of six Diwans containing 13,585 couplets, comprising all kinds of poetic forms: ghazal, masnavi, qasida, rubai, mustezaad, satire, etc. Mir's literary reputation is anchored on the ghazals in his Kulliyat-e-Mir, much of them on themes of love. His masnavi Mu'amlat-e-Ishq (The Stages of Love) is one of the greatest known love poems in Urdu literature. 

Click here to download “Kalam-e-Mir Taqi Mir” (Collection of Mir’s poetry. Please note that you will have to have PDF Reader in order to read the books after downloading.

Deewan-e-Ghalib; Download Ghalib's Poetry Collection

Deewan-e-Ghalib
Mirza Ghalib (Urdu: مرزا غالب‎; Hindi: मिर्ज़ा ग़ालिब) born Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Urdu/Persian: مرزا اسد اللہ بیگ خان), on 27 December 1797 – died 15 February 1869), was a classical Urdu and Persian poet from the Mughal Empire during British colonial rule. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (Urdu/Persian: غالب, ġhālib means "dominant") and Asad (Urdu/Persian: اسد, Asad means "lion"). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. During his lifetime the Mughals were eclipsed and displaced by the British and finally deposed following the defeat of the Indian rebellion of 1857, events that he wrote of. Most notably, he wrote several Ghazals during his life, which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people. Ghalib, the last great poet of the Mughal Era, is considered to be one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language. Ghalib today remains popular not only in India and Pakistan but also amongst diaspora communities around the world. 

Many people tried hard to interpret his poetry. And some learned men even tried to publish that. Deewan-e-Ghalib (the Collection of Ghalib’s poetry) is one of these works. Click here to download Deewan-e-Ghalib. Please note that you will have to have PDF Reader to raed tho book after having it dowanloaded.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Samina Raja; a Column by Amjad Islam Amjad on Samina Raja's Demise

Samina Raja (Urdu: ثمینہ راجہ ‎‎ 11 September 1961 – 30 October 2012) was a Pakistani poet, writer, editor, translator, educationist and broadcaster. She wrote in Urdu. She lived in Islamabad, Pakistan and worked in the National Language Authority as a Subject Specialist. 

Miss Raja passed away on October 30th, 2012 due to cancer in Islamabad at the age of 51. Her demise left her huge readership across the globe where Urdu is read and many of men of liter have express their grief on her demise. 

In the following you can read a column by Amjad Islam Amjad, a well known Urdu poet, Drama writer and columnist, which was published in an Urdu daily. Amjad wrote this column about Samina Raja

I hope you will like it and it will increase your knowledge about the late Urdu poetess. 

Kulliyat-e-Habib Jalib; the Collection of Habib Jalib's Poetry

Kulliyat-e-Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

His poetry has been collected and published with the title of "Kulliyat-e-Habib Jalib". Click here to download Kulliyat-e-Habib Jalib. Please note that you will have to have PDF Reader in order to read the book. Thank you!!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Gulshan ki Fiza Duhwan Duhwan Hay; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Gulshan ki Fiza Duhwan Duhwan Hay” (Urdu: گلشن کی فضا دھواں دھواں ہے) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Gadayana Sadaen Lab Peh Aur Kashkol Hathoon Main; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Gadayana Sadaen Lab Peh Aur Kashkol Hathoon Main” (Urdu: گدایانہ صدائیں لب پہ اور کشکول ہاتھوں میں) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kese Kahain K Yad-e-Yaar Ja Raat Ho Chuki Bohot; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kese Kahain K Yad-e-Yaar Ja Raat Ho Chuki Bohot” (Urdu: کیسے کہیں کہ یادِ یار جا رات جاچکی بہت) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kesi Hawa Gulshan Main Chali; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kesi Hawa Gulshan Main Chali” (Urdu: کیسی ہوا گلشن میں چلی) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kuch Log Khayaloon Se Chalay Jaayen To Soyain; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kuch Log Khayaloon Se Chalay Jaayen To Soyain” (Urdu: کچھ لوگ خیالوں سے چلے جائیں تو سوئیں) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kia Ye Kis Ne Taqaza Hamain Sharaab Milay; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kia Ye Kis Ne Taqaza Hamain Sharaab Milay” (Urdu: کیا یہ کس نے تقاضا ہمیں شراب ملے) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kia Hay Ishq To Shikwa Na Kar Zamanay Ka; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kia Hay Ishq To Shikwa Na Kar Zamanay Ka” (Urdu: کیا ہے عشق تو شکوہ نہ کر زمانے کا) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kia Hay Sirf Bahar Gam Khuun-e-Qalb-O-Jigar; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kia Hay Sirf Bahar Gam Khuun-e-Qalb-O-Jigar” (Urdu: کیا صرف بہرگام خونِ قلب و جگر) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kia Kia Log Guzer Jatay Hain Rang Barangi Kaaroon Main; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kia Kia Log Guzer Jatay Hain Rang Barangi Kaaroon Main” (Urdu: کیا کیا لوگ گزر جاتے ہیں رنگ برنگی کاروں میں) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kar Kay Nazre-e-Gardish-e-Haalaat America Na Ja; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kar Kay Nazre-e-Gardish-e-Haalaat America Na Ja” (Urdu: کر کے نذرِ گردشِ حالات امریکہ نہ جا) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Koi She'r Naya Koi Baat Nayi Kehnay Ka Jatan Kartay Rehna; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Koi She'r Naya Koi Baat Nayi Kehnay Ka Jatan Kartay Rehna” (Urdu: کوئی شعر نیا کوئی بات نئی کہنے کا جتن کرتے رہنا) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kon Bataye Kon Samjhaye Kon Se Dais Sadhar Gayay; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kon Bataye Kon Samjhaye Kon Se Dais Sadhar Gayay” (Urdu: کون بتائے کون سمجھائے کون سے دیس سدھار گئے) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kaheen Aah Ban Kay Lab Par Tera Naam Aa Na Jaaye; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kaheen Aah Ban Kay Lab Par Tera Naam Aa Na Jaaye” (Urdu: کہیں آہ بن کے لب پر ترا نام آ نہ جائے) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kaheen Aah Ban Kay Lab Par Tera Naam Aa Na Jaaye; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kahaan Qatil Badaltay Hain, Faqat Chehray Badaltay Hain” (Urdu: کہاں قاتل بدلتے ہیں، فقط چہرے بدلتے ہیں) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kam Purana Bohot Naya Tha Firaq; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kam Purana Bohot Naya Tha Firaq” (Urdu: کم پرانا بہت نیا تھا فراق) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. He wrote this Ghazal in the remembrance of Firaq Gorakhpuri. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kisi Se Hal-e-Dil-e-Zaar Mat Kaho Saaen; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kisi Se Hal-e-Dil-e-Zaar Mat Kaho Saaen” (Urdu: کسی سے حالِ دلِ زار مت کہو سائیں) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Karahtay Huway Insan ki Sada Ham Hain; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Karahtay Huway Insan ki Sada Ham Hain” (Urdu: کراہتے ہوئے انسان کی صدا ہم ہیں) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Kaj Fehm Kaj Kulaah Adeeboon Ko Dekhiyay; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Kaj Fehm Kaj Kulaah Adeeboon Ko Dekhiyay” (Urdu: کج فہم کج کلاہ ادیبوں کو دیکھئے) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Maut Kay Bayabaan Se Zindagi Guzer Aayi; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Maut Kay Bayabaan Se Zindagi Guzer Aayi” (Urdu: موت کے بیاباں سے زندگی گزر آئی) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Ghar Kay Zandaan Se Usay Fursat Milay To Aaye Bhi; an Urdu Ghazal by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Ghar Kay Zandaan Se Usay Fursat Milay To Aaye Bhi” (Urdu: گھر کے زنداں سے اسے فرصت ملے تو آئے بھی) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

Geet Kia Kia Likh Gaya Kia Kia Fasanay Keh Gaya; an Urdu Ghazal about Meera Ji by Habib Jalib

Habib Jalib
Habib Jalib (Urdu: حبیب جالب) (Real name: Habib Ahmad) (Urdu: حبیب احمد) was a Pakistani revolutionary Urdu poet, left-wing activist and politician who opposed martial law, authoritarianism and state oppression. 

Jalib was a Marxist-Leninist and aspired to the ideals of Communism. He was a member of the Communist Party of Pakistan; later when the Communist Party was banned and started working under the banner of National Awami Party (NAP), he joined the NAP. His views led to imprisonment. 

His poetry shows that, being a communist, he was pro Russia and China. He wrote many poems and Ghazal against USA and in many of his poems he even mentioned Ronald Reagan, the than president of USA, and showed his dislike to him. 

In the following enjoy reading “Geet Kia Kia Likh Gaya Kia Kia Fasanay Keh Gaya” (Urdu: گیت کیا کیا لکھ گیا کیا کیا فسانے کہہ گیا) a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Habib Jalib. He wrote this Ghazal about Meera Ji, the well known Urdu poet. You may disagree, as I do, with many of his views but you will, for sure, like his poetry.

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