Friday, 5 April 2013

Mirza Khan Ghalib Tomb

Delhi’s favorite and most popular poet of Udru and Persian, Mirza Ghalib was born in Agra.
Some Interesting Facts
  1)    He was married to Nawabilahi Baksh Khan’s daughter Umrao Begum at the age of 13 and he moved to Delhi, the city he loved and refused to leave till he died.

  2)    He adopted a pen-name “Ghalib” which means one who conquers all, superior, most excellent.

  3)    Amongst the greatest poets of South Asia, Ghalib’s unique poetry covers- an immense canvas of intense feeling with lyricism and profound insights on ways of interpreting the physical, emotional and spiritual dimension of life and the world.  

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