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Gandhi Jayanti: Mahatma Gandhi and Urdu Poets' Odes to Him

Gandhi Jayanti: Tune in as Fabeha Syed reads Pandit Brij Narayan Chakbast's and Anand Narain Mulla's nazms.

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'Watan ka Raag' by Urdu poet, Pandit Brij Narayan Chakbast, and 'Mahatma Gandhi Ka Qatl' by Anand Narain Mulla. These two poems best describe the impact Gandhi had on Urdu poets of that time.

Through these powerful nazms, various themes of Gandhi's philosophy come alive, only if we pay close attention to what Gandhi stood for.

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