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Muzaffar Razmi

1936 - 2012 | Muzaffarnagar, India

Famous for his sher, 'Ye jabr bhi dekha hai taarikh ki nazron ne, lamhon ne khata ki thi sadiyon ne saza payi.'

Famous for his sher, 'Ye jabr bhi dekha hai taarikh ki nazron ne, lamhon ne khata ki thi sadiyon ne saza payi.'

Pen Name : 'Razmi'

Real Name : Muzaffar Razmi Kairanavi

Relatives : Mushir Jhanjhanvi (Mentor)

ye jabr bhī dekhā hai tārīḳh nazroñ ne

lamhoñ ne ḳhatā thī sadiyoñ ne sazā paa.ī

ye jabr bhi dekha hai tariKH ki nazron ne

lamhon ne KHata ki thi sadiyon ne saza pai

Muzaffar Razmi was born at Kairana in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district. He is an eminent Urdu poet and a famous name in mushaira. I.K. Gujral read Razmi's couplet when he took oath as Prime Minister of india in 1997 - ye Jabr bhi dekha hai tarikh ki nazron ne lamhon ne Khata ki thi sadiyon ne saza pai This is a couplet that is recited by heads of states and is heard in speeches in parliaments but the poet is not as widely known. Like several other popular and oft-repeated couplets, it has also acquired a unique status and is used to describe decisions (like partition) that altered the course of history and changed destiny of countless citizens for centuries.