Intikhab-e-Kalam: Majeed Lahori

ISBN 9780199069149
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The book contains a selection of satirical and humorous poetry by the well-known poet, journalist, and columnist Majeed Lahori. Lahori was popularly acclaimed for his humorous writings, often featuring such fictional characterisations as as Ramzani, Seth Tyre Jee Tube Jee, and Saeen Sulaiman Baadshah. The political and social situation of Pakistan at the time of its creation can clearly be discerned in his poetry. A few non-humorous pieces have also been included to give the readers a feel of what his poetry actually was as a whole. Lahori’s work comprised various poetic genres, including ghazals, nazms, songs, parodies, and other forms of verse popular in Urdu.