Nazeer Akbarabaadi

Nazeer AkbarabaadiNazeer Akbarabadi (1735–1830) was an 18th-century Indian poet known as “Father of Nazm”, who wrote Urdu ghazals and nazms under nom de plume (takhallus) “Nazeer”, most remembered for his poems like Banjaranama (Chronicle of the Nomad), a satire.

His father was Muhammad Farooq and his mother was the daughter of Nawab Sultan Khan who was the governor of Agra Fort. Agra, the Indian city, was known as Akbarabad after Mughal emperor Akbar at that time. He used simple, everyday language in his poems.

नज़ीर अकबराबादी भारतीय शायर थे जिन्हें “नज़्म का पिता” कहा जाता है। उन्होंने कई ग़ज़लें लिखी, उनकी सबसे प्रसिद्ध व्यंग्यात्मक ग़ज़ल बंजारानामा है। नज़ीर आम लोगों के कवि थे। उन्होंने आम जीवन, ऋतुओं, त्योहारों, फलों, सब्जियों आदि विषयों पर लिखा। वह धर्म-निरपेक्षता के ज्वलंत उदाहरण हैं.

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