Tag: Lucknow

Lucknow: Meat sellers go on strike

Meat sellers in Lucknow have gone on an indefinite strike protesting against the crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh. The mutton and chicken sellers who have pulled down their shutters have threatened to intensify their stir from Monday,  Mubeen Qureshi of the Lucknow Bakra Gosht Vypar[Read More…]

The Growth of Urdu Journalism in Lucknow

Being the city of Nawabs and ‘cultural centre’ of Northern India, Lucknow remained a good patron of literary activities. With political crises at Delhi, poets bereft of patronage left for Lucknow which provided them with some option and most of them permanently migrated. Mir Taqi Mir (d.1810) and Mirza Muhammad[Read More…]

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