Profile of Muzaffar Razmi
Pen Name : 'Razmi'
Real Name : Muzaffar Razmi Kairanavi
Born :Muzaffarnagar, Uttar pradesh
Relatives : Mushir Jhanjhanvi (Mentor)
ye jabr bhī dekhā hai tārīḳh kī nazroñ ne
lamhoñ ne ḳhatā kī 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.