Theme Index aurat Collection of poems by many poets about the status of women giving different perspectives. babari masjid Expression of sorrow and protest at the demolition of babari masjid Dec 6, 1992. Black History Month nazm about slavery, African colonization and slave trave. communal harmony selected ash’aar, nazm and Ghazal about yakjahti – communal harmony English-urdu recompositions Recompositions of Romance Era and more recent English poems into urdu faarsi-urdu faarsi Ghazal and nazm translated re-composed into urdu and some into English Ghazal format gandhi Khiraaj 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. 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. juNg na hone paaye nazm memorializing war dead and mourning death, destruction and meaninglessness of war Khwaah maKhwaah ka taKhallus Creative use of taKhallus-pen-name by Khwaah maKhwaah hyderabadi maKhdoom faiz parallels Similar-parallel nazm/Ghazal between two great poets and good friends. momin ka taKhallus Creative use of taKhallus-pen-name by momin KhaaN momin naya saal Celebrating the new year and protesting against the same old injustice. nehru Khiraaj Tribute paid to Nehru. Some of the poets writing in praise of him were arrested by his government. ramayan urdu A collection of segments of the ramayan of various poets strung together to make a somewhat coherent narrative. rood-e moosi tuGhyaani-1908 Collection of nazm on hyderabad flood of 1908 shaiKh o barhaman Playful irreverent and sarcastic compositions about orthodoxy. suKhavar o suKhanvari How do shu’ara view themselves, their suKhan and legacy. tahseen suKhanvaraaN Collection of tributes paid to several poets over the years. taj mahal Celebrating the labour, craftsmen, beauty and symbolism of the taj mahal 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. yaum-e mazdoor Tribute paid to labour especially celebrating May Day. zindagi Celebrating the dynamism of life. Life is movement, change, progress, effort as well as pleasure.