Best Couplets on Politics

Poetry has never fallen short of commenting at politics and thus guiding the caravan of humankind. It exposes, admonishes, delights and opens new channels of social and political perspectives. We have compiled a collection of Urdu couplets on the ever-new subject of politics.

dushmanī jam kar karo lekin ye gunjā.ish rahe

jab kabhī ham dost ho jaa.eñ to sharminda na hoñ

bear enmity with all your might, but this we should decide

if ever we be friends again, we are not mortified

dushmani jam kar karo lekin ye gunjaish rahe

jab kabhi hum dost ho jaen to sharminda na hon

bear enmity with all your might, but this we should decide

if ever we be friends again, we are not mortified

Bashir Badr

har aadmī meñ hote haiñ das biis aadmī

jis ko bhī dekhnā ho ka.ī baar dekhnā

har aadmi mein hote hain das bis aadmi

jis ko bhi dekhna ho kai bar dekhna

Nida Fazli

un jo farz hai vo ahl-e-siyāsat jāneñ

merā paiġhām mohabbat hai jahāñ tak pahuñche

un ka jo farz hai wo ahl-e-siyasat jaanen

mera paigham mohabbat hai jahan tak pahunche

Jigar Moradabadi

na.e kirdār aate rahe haiñ

magar nāTak purānā chal rahā hai

nae kirdar aate ja rahe hain

magar naTak purana chal raha hai

Rahat Indori

dekhoge to har moḌ pe mil jā.eñgī lāsheñ

DhūñDoge to is shahr meñ qātil na milegā

dekhoge to har moD pe mil jaengi lashen

DhunDoge to is shahr mein qatil na milega

Malikzada Manzoor Ahmad

kursī hai tumhārā ye janāza to nahīñ hai

kuchh kar nahīñ sakte to utar kyoñ nahīñ jaate

kursi hai tumhaara ye janaza to nahin hai

kuchh kar nahin sakte to utar kyon nahin jate

Unknown

mujh se kyā baat likhānī hai ki ab mere liye

kabhī sone kabhī chāñdī ke qalam aate haiñ

mujh se kya baat likhani hai ki ab mere liye

kabhi sone kabhi chandi ke qalam aate hain

Bashir Badr

samajhne nahīñ detī siyāsat ham ko sachchā.ī

kabhī chehra nahīñ miltā kabhī darpan nahīñ miltā

samajhne hi nahin deti siyasat hum ko sachchai

kabhi chehra nahin milta kabhi darpan nahin milta

Unknown

ye sach hai rañg badaltā thā vo har ik lamha

magar vahī to bahut kāmyāb chehrā thā

ye sach hai rang badalta tha wo har ek lamha

magar wahi to bahut kaamyab chehra tha

Ambar Bahraichi

maiñ to bholā-bhālā 'vasīm' aur vo fankār siyāsat

us ke jab ghaTne baarī aa.ī mujh ko joḌ liyā

main to bhola-bhaala 'wasim' aur wo fankar siyasat ka

us ke jab ghaTne ki bari aai mujh ko joD liya

Waseem Barelvi

maslahat-āmez hote haiñ siyāsat ke qadam

na samjhegā siyāsat abhī nādān hai

maslahat-amez hote hain siyasat ke qadam

tu na samjhega siyasat tu abhi nadan hai

Dushyant Kumar

kitne chehre lage haiñ chehroñ par

kyā haqīqat hai aur siyāsat kyā

kitne chehre lage hain chehron par

kya haqiqat hai aur siyasat kya

Saghar Khayyami

kal siyāsat meñ bhī mohabbat thī

ab mohabbat meñ bhī siyāsat hai

kal siyasat mein bhi mohabbat thi

ab mohabbat mein bhi siyasat hai

Khwaja Sajid

mulk to mulk gharoñ par bhī hai qabza us

ab to ghar bhī nahīñ chalte haiñ siyāsat ke baġhair

mulk to mulk gharon par bhi hai qabza us ka

ab to ghar bhi nahin chalte hain siyasat ke baghair

Zia Zameer

siyāsat ke chehre pe raunaq nahīñ

ye aurat hamesha bīmār hai

siyasat ke chehre pe raunaq nahin

ye aurat hamesha ki bimar hai

Shakeel Jamali