The Retreat of Lucknow

The Retreat of Lucknow

Translation series of “Heroes of 1857”, by Sayyada Anees Fatima, Episode VI (First Ed., 1949) Notes selected from Russel’s Diary titled “The last moments of Lucknow’’ Attack of the Mutineers on the Redan Battery at Lucknow, 30 July 1857, Wiki Images “The city of...
Sarfaroshi ki tamanna – Bismil Azimabadi

Sarfaroshi ki tamanna – Bismil Azimabadi

Portrait of Sayyad Shah Muhammad Hasan Bismil Azimabadi Pic source: Author Urdu as a language is deeply entrenched with the composite heritage of India that has given us slogans and songs such as Inquilab Zindabad , Sarforoshi Ki Tamanna Ab Hamare Dil mein Hal, Sare...

Dr. Zakir Hussain, the third President of India

Pic source: Syed Naseer personal collection Dr. Zakir Hussain, the third President of Indian republic (1967-1969), was born on 8 February, 1897 in  Hyderabad, which is presently the capital of Telangana. His father Fida Hussain Khan and mother Nazneen Begum were...
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