Sunday, 22 March 2015

iss hafte #shair mein

To remember our beloved martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the anniversary of their martyrdom and all the other martyrs who gave their lives for India's freedom #shair will celebrate this week as
#ShaheedonKeNaam

23rd : #RamPrasadBismil
&
#Ashfaqullah Khan
&
#BismilAzimabadi
Curator will be Saket Gupta ji

24th : #HasratMohani
&
Maulana Altaf Hussain #Hali
&
Mohammad Ali #Jauhar

25th : #JoshMalihabadi
&
Bahadur Shah #Zafar

curator for both 24th & 25th  will be Shailendra Bharadwaj

26th : Trilok Chand #Mehroom
&
#JaganathAzad

Curator Saket Gupta ji

27th : #ASJafri
&
#KaifiAzmi

28th : All poets who contributed to the freedom struggle

27th and 28th we are all curators and I request all of us to keep posting snippets on poetry and its contribution to the Freedom struggle

( the schedule is based on suggestion of Saket Gupta ji with inputs from Shailendra)


Sunday, 15 March 2015

Iss hafte #shair mein

16th : #dastaan ( verses which talk of any story - fictional or historical ) 
17th : #AdaJafri ( tribute)

18th : #zaahir ( obvious, evident)

19th : #Yagana Chengezi
&
#MohdAlvi

20th : #bachpan ( including poems written for children)

21st : Ehsaan #Danish ( death Anniversary)
&
Iftikhar #Arif ( birthday)

From this week let's take #shair a bit more forward as a tool for learning with fun.

Every week I will request a few members to contribute to the topic _ biographical anecdotes about the poet, different meanings for words given as themes. 
This week can 
@shalinipardeep, @DoctorNayab , @akhtarZaidi2408  
take this responsibility?
the rest of us will also get turns each week. You can volunteer for topics an poets ahead of time too

Sunday, 8 March 2015

iss hafte #shair mein

9th : #matla (he first sher, or couplet, of a ghazal)

10th : Abdul Hameed #Adam (Death anniversary)
&
Aadam ( references to the first man)

11th : #maqta ( all verses which contain the takhallus/penname of poet)

12th : #doha

13th : #HabibJalib (death Anniversary)

14th : #Noshi Gilani (Birthday)
&
#Daagh Dehlvi (death Anniversary)

Sunday, 1 March 2015

iss hafte #shair mein


2nd : #inkisari ( humility)
&
#anaa (ego)

3rd : #Nasirkazmi
&
#Firaq Gorakhpuri
( death anniversaries)

4th : kashmakash (dilemna, struggle, tussle)


5th : #HoliSongs ( holy songs from films, lokgeet and  folksongs)

6th : #rang ( Holi)

7th : #rekhti
Rekhti is a particular genre of Urdu poetry adopted by male poets, which employs women’s special idioms, mannerisms and accents to describe particular women


8th : #Sahir Ludhianvi #Birth Anniversary 

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

iss hafte #shair mein

22nd : #BekhudDehlvi - birth Anniversary
&
#JoshMalihabadi Death anniversary

23rd : #Shayera - Sher'r by women poets on Azaad, Azaadi, Parwaaz, Kaamyaabi

24th :  #FarhatEhsas 
&
#FarhatAbbas

25th : #Darmiyaan - Sher'r mentioning, time between Sunset and sunrise

26th : #unkahi Sher with adhura, Aadhi/adhuri baat, kahi-Unkahi

27th : #NizamRampuri
&
#BaqarMehdi

28 Th : #Naghme - Memorable lyrics of popular Bollywood songs, upto the 70s

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Iss hafte #shair mein

16th : #KalimAjiz

17th : #imaarat ( any verse which refers to a building- concrete or temporary - mitti)

18th : #WaseemBarelvi

19th : #izhaar ( expressing love)
&
#inkaar ( denying love)

20th #do (any verse with word do-2 , bees- 20 or any no. With 2 in it) 
&
#Bhawani Prasad Mishra Death anniversary

21st #doha
& Suryakant Tripathi #Nirala Birth anniversary

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Iss hafte #shair mein

9th : #nadeem ( dost, companion, friend)

10th :  #AlokSrivastava
&
Naresh Kumar Shaad #NKShaad

11th : #bahisht

12th :  all verses which refer to unfulfilled  desires
#arzoo

13th : #Shahryar

14th : #ishq