27 December in History

We smashed the wine cup and the flask What is it now to us? If all the rain that falls from heaven Should turn to rose-red wine?

-- Mirza Ghalib, after the British re-took Delhi in 1857, destroying the city in the process

One of India’s greatest Urdu and Persian poets, Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan, better… Read More →

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