Thursday, March 03, 2011

Faiz Ahmed Faiz - Revolutionary Poetry that Shook Pakistan

Here's Salil Tripathi on Faiz Ahmed Faiz in The Mint and his revolutionary poetry that upset presidents and set them on the edge. Legend has it that presidents such as Musharaff and Haq were upset when the song was sung. And here's "Hum Dekhenge" the poem that did the damage to autocrats' sense of self worth and self confidence.

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