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. Ghalib peshrau-ham-asr Contemporaries of Ghalib and those who went before him – selections of Ghazal in the same style. Ghalib-kashmiri panDit A unique relationship between Ghalib & kashmiri panDits with Ghazal modeled after the master. hindu-sikh-eesaaii A collection of hindu, sikh and eesaaii devotional songs composed in urdu – a language of all religions. hyderabadi shu’ara dakkhani/hyderabadi shu’ara from early urdu to the present Independence-Partition What many poets on both sides of the border had to say. inkaar Anthems of Resistance to Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens in India. jalva-e sahr The beauty dawn in exquisite composition and metaphors by several poets. jashn-e rivaaj Celebration of Traditions. A collection of nazm of celebration of universalized ‘religious’ festivities. juNg na hone paaye nazm memorializing war dead and mourning death, destruction and meaninglessness of war kaaba kaashi Cross-religious compositions invoking universalism 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. marsia Collection of elegies highlighting themes of humanism and resitance momin ka taKhallus Creative use of taKhallus-pen-name by momin KhaaN momin muntaKhab ash’aar A collection celebrating the tradtion of urdu shaa’eri poking fun at orthodoxy, the powerful and even divinity. 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 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 uluuhiyyat-ehtejaaj Poems of protest against orthodoxy and divinity. 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 kya hai Ghazal/nazm about dynamism or fatalism of life. Many points of view.