Listening to Faiz in Ahmedabad

Raat yuun dil mein teri khoi hui yaad aai Jaiseay wiraanay mein chupke se bahaar aajae Last night, your memories came back to me, as though Spring stealthily should come back to wilderness Like cooling drops of dew, a few lines of poetry became succour from the summer sun. To celebrate the centenary year of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s birth, a collective of civic groups based in Ahmedabad, India, organized a reading of the poet’s work. Sadiq Noor Pathan, a published poet and program executive at the local All India Radio station, began with a recording of Faiz reciting his work. … Continue reading Listening to Faiz in Ahmedabad