My favourite poet Ghalib


Ghalib Museum, Ballimaran

Mirza Ghalib (1797–1869) is my favourite poet.

हैं और भी दुनिया में सुख़न-वर बहुत अच्छे
कहते हैं कि ‘ग़ालिब’ का है अंदाज़-ए-बयाँ और

In this world there are more very good poets
It is said that the way Ghalib puts it, is something special.

Here some pictures of a memorable visit to the Ghalib ki Haveli in Ballimaran, Old Delhi on February 29 2012.

With my favourite poet
With C. P. Mathur, former Archivist at National Archives of India.
Yeh na thi hamare qismat. Picture by Ms. Jay Walia.

This picture was taken by Ms. Jay Walia. She was kind to translate the verse Yeh na thi hamare qismat, but of course we fell in after a few words!

Here Neena Gupta with the voice of Chitra Singh:

Published on Facebook 27 December 2017