Theme Index aahista aahista Ghazals of different poets with the same theme and rhyme. aaj ki raat A night of celebration, of expression of love and also another side of tragedy, fear, oppression and apprehension aurat Collection of poems by many poets about the status of women giving different perspectives. communal harmony selected ash’aar, nazm and Ghazal about yakjahti – communal harmony faarsi-urdu faarsi Ghazal and nazm translated re-composed into urdu and some into English Ghazal format gandhi Tribute to gandhi paid by several poets. Click to access. Ghalib naqsh-e qadam Wide influence over a long time with Ghazal composed in his style. Khiraaj/Tribute composed by several poets over more than a hundred years. Ghazal hoti hai What inspires/motivates someone to compose a Ghazal. hindu-sikh-eesaaii A collection of hindu, sikh and eesaaii devotional songs composed in urdu – a language of all religions. Independence-Partition What many poets on both sides of the border had to say. inkaar jalva-e sahr The beauty dawn in exquisite composition and metaphors by several poets. ke kuchh raat kaTe Collection of nazm/Ghazal about the passing of night oppression/separation and the coming of the new dawn/beloved. Khwaah maKhwaah ka taKhallus Creative use of taKhallus-pen-name by Khwaah maKhwaah hyderabadi lagta hai ke tum ho Collection of various nazm/Ghazal about the lover imagining the beloved maKhdoom faiz parallels Similar-parallel nazm/Ghazal between two great poets and good friends. mazdoor Tribute paid to labour especially celebrating May Day. momin ka taKhallus Creative use of taKhallus-pen-name by momin KhaaN momin nehru Tribute paid to Nehru. Some of the poets writing in praise of him were arrested by his government. paida kar Ghazal with “paida kar” as their radeef. Several are thematically connected calling upon the audience/readers to create/make. ramayan urdu A collection of segments of the ramayan of various poets strung together to make a somewhat coherent narrative. shaiKh o barhaman Playful irreverent and sarcastic compositions about orthodoxy. suKhavar o suKhanvari How do shu’ara view themselves, their suKhan and legacy. taKhallus ka khel-qamar jalalavi Creative use of taKhallus-pen-name by qamar jalalavi urdu A collection celebrating the beauty of urdu language and reflecting on its current position in India. zindagi Celebrating the dynamism of life. Life is movement, change, progress, effort as well as pleasure.