Ghag



Ghag was one of the famous poets who originally belong to the city of Gwalior in theMadhya Pradesh state in India. Ghag, along with another poet called Jagnik, were considered to be the most well known Gwalior folk poets. Folk poetry is a very significant part of the rich cultural life of the historical place of Gwalior.

This poet actually belonged to the period when the Mughals used to rule in India. Ghag of Gwalior is very popular throughout the region for composing extraordinary couplets. This poet composed couplets with subtle humor, which is one of the major specialties of his couplets. Another reason for the popularity of his compositions is that he wrote for the common people. Each and every poem written by Ghag bore a message for the common people.

Some lines from one of the most famous poems written by the poet Ghag are as follows:

'Ghar ghod paidal chale
Teer chalave been
Thati dhare damade ghar
Jag mai bhakua teen'


The above lines are an excerpt from a poem written by Ghag in which he writes that there are three major kinds of fools on earth. One of these three types of fools are the ones who do not properly use the resources that they have; another type of fools are those who engage themselves in a work that they should not do; the remaining section of people save up their many in the son-in-law's house as they ask for dowry.

Ghag has an immense contribution to the literature of not only the city of Gwalior but the entire state of Madhya Pradesh.



Last Updated on 16th Oct 2012

     


     

Which state is the largest producer of uranium in India? The state of Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of uranium in India. Tummalapalle village located in the Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh is considered as one of… Read More...
Which Indian state produces the maximum wind power? The production of power from wind energy has considerably increased in the recent years. Very recently in June this year, India became the fourth largest country with 34.293 gigawatt of… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of diamonds? Madhya Pradesh is the only state with a diamond mine in the country as well as in Asia. During the year 2017-18, Madhya Pradesh has produced 28,424 carats of diamonds (up to December… Read More...


EU GDPR Update:
MapsofIndia has updated its Terms and Privacy Policy to give Users more transparency into the data this Website collects, how it is processed and the controls Users have on their personal data. Users are requested to review the revised Privacy Policy before using the website services, as any further use of the website will be considered as User's consent to MapsofIndia Privacy Policy and Terms.
We follow editorialcalls.org for border and boundary demarcations