About Hasrat Mohani

Maulana Hasrat Mohani was born in Mohan, U.P., India in 1881. His full name is Syed Fazlul Hasan Hasrat Mohani.He was a distinguished freedom fighter, a legendary parliamentarian, a revolutionary Muslim and the first activist to demand complete freedom from the British in 1921 from an All –India Congress Forum. As a renowned Urdu Poet he was an exponent of ‘Jadeed’ ghazal who rejuvenated the genre with fresh and simple images.Soon after his graduation, from Aligrah Muslim University, he launched the monthly “Urdu-e-Moalla”, a Literary-cum-political magazine.Lack of financing forced him…

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A Quote About Chiragh

He was born in 1904 in a village near Baramula, Kashmir. Chiragh Hasan Hasrat was a prolific satirist and journalist. Most of what he wrote had a streak of humor in it and he was perhaps more of a humorist than anything else. Chiragh Hasan Hasrat wrote 16 books. His humour drew upon current affairs but it is natural and his command over the Urdu language, his wit, metaphors and allusion made it a real treat for anybody who is well-read. Hasrat fell ill and died in Lahore on June…

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