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HUM BHI DARIYA HAIN HUMEIN APNA HUNAR MAALUUM HAI

Concept and Text: Abbas Qamar In the latter half of twentieth century, the world was hit by a Feminist storm; and rightly so. The female voices rose to break free of the four-walls behind which they had always remained unheard in a strongly patriarchal society. We mention here some names and their works that championed… continue reading

stories, vikram, vetaal

Wondrous Literary Narratives

Literary narratives are known to have a latent relationship between their oral and written forms. Two analogous Indian narratives–Singhasan Batteesi (Thirty-Two Tales of the Throne) and Baitaal Pacheesi (Twenty-five Tales of Baital)–that have passed from the oral to a variety of written forms over a long period of time may be mentioned in this context.

wali-uzlat, poetry, profile

हैं और भी दुनिया में सुख़नवर बहुत अच्छे…

। ख़ुदा-ए-सुख़न मीर तक़ी ‘मीर’ जो बड़े बड़ों को ख़ातिर में नहीं लाते थे, उनकी सुख़न-गोई के मद्दाह थे, अपने तज़्किरा ‘निकात-उश-शो’अरा’ में ‘उ’ज़लत’ को ‘ख़ूबियों और कमालात का मजमूआ’ कहा है।

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Readers’ Choice on Rekhta in 2018!

The year 2018 saw the Rekhta family grow by huge numbers. Millions of people joined in to read and relish Urdu poetry and literature. We have compiled a list of the most searched content on the Rekhta website. These were the most searched couplets on the Rekhta website. To read more of the poet just… continue reading

These remarkable poets breathed their last in the year 2018

IN MEMORIAM: SAQI FARUQI, MOHAMMAD ALVI, FAHMIDA RIAZ AND HAMIDI KASHMIRI

Some of our most remarkable poets breathed their last in the year 2018. Venerable ones like Saqi Faruqi, Mohammad Alvi, Fahmida Riaz and Hamidi Kashmiri would live with us for the way they lived life and confronted death.As all poets transcend time and space, they also did the same. We carry their legacy and celebrate… continue reading

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