Popular poetry after Iqbal

This is a series of five Zoom sessions from Khurram Ali Shafique and the Marghdeen team. The purpose is to break some new grounds, so please come with an open mind, set aside your previous knowledge and embark on a journey filled with songs, music and mystery.


Each session will be held on a Sunday from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm Pakistan Standard Time.

  • Sun 5 May: Allama Iqbal in Bollywood (with special reference to Sahir Ludhyanvi, Shakeel Badayuni, Hasrat Jaipuri)
  • Sun 12 May: What is post-Iqbalian poetry? (with special reference to Hafeez Jallundhri, Basheer Ahmad, Sarmad Sehbai, Fayyaz Hashmi)
  • Sun 19 May: The reconstruction of religious feeling (with special reference to Tufail Hoshiarpuri, Hazeen Qadri, Muzaffar Warsi)
  • Sun 26 May: Free thinking (with special reference to Qateel Shifai, Habib Jalib, Saifuddin Saif, Tasleem Fazli
  • Sun 2 Jun: Patriotism (with special reference to Jamiluddin Aali, Masroor Anwar, Sehba Akhtar, Kaleem Usmani)

Registration is compulsory

For details or assistance, contact the host Mohammad Umar Barkhia.
Phone: +92-322-6041998. Email: marghdeenfiles@gmail.com

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