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Faiz Ahmed Faiz

'Never Underestimate Power Of Faiz': Says Poet's Daughter On 'Hum Dekhenge' Row

Jan 03, 2020 PTI

Poems are not restricted by borders or even language and claimed by those who need new words, said Saleema Hashmi.

Watch: This Video Helps Understand Faiz Ahmed Faiz's 'Hum Dekhenge'

Jan 02, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

An INSPIRING faculty expressed objection to a few lines of the poem and even filed a complaint with the administration of the institute, saying it 'assaulted Hindu belief'.


'Attacks Hindu Belief': IIT Kanpur Complainant On Faiz's 'Hum Dekhenge'

Two students, who were present at the protest site, confirmed to Outlook that the poem was recited only to keep the crowd engaged while another group negotiated with authorities who claimed Section 144 of the Indian Penal Code was in place.

'Lazim Hai Hum Bhi Dekhenge': IIT-Kanpur Panel To Decide If Faiz's Poem Is Anti-Hindu

Jan 01, 2020 IANS

It is the last line that has turned into a bone of contention. Translated into English, it means, 'When thrones will vanish, only Allah's name will remain'.


To A Political Leader

Saal-haa-saal ye be-aasraa, jakRe hu'e haat// Raat ke sakht o siya siine meN paiwast rahe ...

15 August, 2001

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Bol, ke lab aazaad haiN tere:// Bol, zabaaN ab tak terii hai...


15 August, 2001

Freedom's Dawn (August 1947)

Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Ye daagh daagh ujaalaa, ye shab-gaziida sahar,// Vo intizaar thaa jis-kaa, ye vo sahar to nahiiN ... three Poems by Faiz Ahmed Faiz, translated by V.G. Kiernan


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