Arshad Ali Khan Qalaq's Photo'

Arshad Ali Khan Qalaq

1820 - 1879 | Lucknow, India

Prominent courtier of Wajid Ali Shah who accompanied him during his exile to Kolkata. Awarded the honorific title of 'Aftabu Daula Shams-e-Jung' by the Nawab.

Prominent courtier of Wajid Ali Shah who accompanied him during his exile to Kolkata. Awarded the honorific title of 'Aftabu Daula Shams-e-Jung' by the Nawab.

Pen Name : 'qalaq'

Real Name : Khwaja Arshad Ali Khan

āḳhir insān huuñ patthar to rakhtā nahīñ dil

ai buto itnā satāo na ḳhudā-rā mujh ko

aaKHir insan hun patthar ka to rakhta nahin dil

ai buto itna satao na KHuda-ra mujh ko

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