Khtot-e-Ghalib (Urdu) Mein Maasir Tarikh Kay Nqoosh

Authors

  • Muhammad Rafique Ph.D. Urdu Scholar, University of Sargodha, Sargodha.
  • Shoaba Moeed Assistant Professor, University of Sargodha, Sargodha.

Keywords:

Ghalib's Urdu Letters, Literal Status, Style, Historical Aspects, Friends, political scenario and Ghalib

Abstract

Mirza  Asadullah  Khan Ghalib  was not  only  a  renowned  classical Urdu  poet  but  also  a  great  prose writer. Especially  his letters  are  real  asset  for  Urdu language  and  literature . Ghalib  introduced  an   appealing  way  in letter  writing.   He  shortened the introductory   preambles and introduced  a unique style  in  his   letters   to  tell  the  story  in  a nut  shell.

After  Ghalib, letter  writing  founded  a  new  way . His  letters  tell  us  about  the historical  and  political   aspects  of  that  time.  When  the subcontinent  was  under   British   rule  and  the  people  were compelled  to  lead  miserable lives. After  going  through  these letters, we  find  the   happening s  of   that  time, as  even they   can be   read  in the  newspapers. We  can  say  that these   letters  of Ghalib, are   the  history  of  Ghalib’s time. Whenever he  corresponded  to  his  friends,  he  explains   everything  that  was   happening around him and the same was  demanded  from  his  friends. These letters  recall our  attention  in   mid  of 19th century, the political situation of that time.

Published

2023-06-13