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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