Tag: Urdu

Jashn-e-Rekhta releases schedule for Urdu festival  

As Delhi set to host one of the biggest events for poetry lovers, Jashn-e-Rekhta, a festival celebrating Urdu, the organisation releases the scheduled for 3 day festival on Wednesday. Jashn-e-Rekhta is a celebration of the spirit and eloquence of Urdu. The festival is organised annually in Delhi, under the aegis[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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