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ISSN (print): 2519-6332
ISSN (online): 2708-1915

جوش ملیح آبادی کے آزادی سے قبل سیاسی افکار کا عمرانی جائزہ

  • Syed Jafar Askari/
  • Dr. Kaneez Fatima Mumdani/
  • Dr. Hilal Naqvi/
  • June 30, 2021
Sociological Study of Political thoughts of Josh Malihabadi before freedom
Poet, Political, Josh, Malihabadi, Thoughts, British, Subcontinent, Freedom, 1947, revolutionary.

The history of Urdu literature witnessed the political & revolutionary poetry of Josh Malihabadi, the prominent revolutionary poet of India, fueled the movement of freedom against the British Empire in India. Josh encouraged the freedom fighters with his revolutionary poetry, written especially in the era of 1920 to 1947. The effect of his poetry can be gauged from statements of some literary elites and political leaders who claimed that they joined the subcontinent's freedom movement after reading or listening to the verses of Josh. His political ideas are coined on the grounds of humanity and the idea of amiable to humanity. He believes in the politics that deals with human beings and the creation of a welfare state. Josh preferred to stand against tyrants, illegitimate government, injustice, and class system. He wished to see his nation free from the British Empire. He wanted to get ended the malicious social system of his time. In this article, the researcher tried to highlight the political ideas of Josh, who was called a 'revolutionary poet ' during the freedom fight against the British Empire in India.



PhD Scholar, Dept. of Sociology, University of Karachi.


  • syedjafar70@gmail.com

Asst. Prof., Dept. of Sociology, University of Karachi.


  • kfmamdani@uok.edu.pk
  • 0092 333 2195231

Visiting Faculty, Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi, Karachi


  • alfazfoundation.dhn@gmail.com
  • 0092 346 2731947


Type: Article
Volume: 97
Issue: 1
Language: Urdu
Id: 60c0aa9cf3ab6
Pages 87 - 113
Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Published June 30, 2021


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