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Ahmad Khan 'Anis'
The dictionary meaning of “Naat” is quality, praise, character or conduct. In a poetic term “Naat” is an Ode to and In Praise of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) in which the character, qualities, conduct and inner and outer beauty of Prophet Mohammad are versified. In Holy Quaraan God has praised him. God has referred Prophet Mohammad as a boon for the entire universe. Naat traveled to Indian from Arabia Via Iran. Arabic leading
Naat’s poets are M/s. Ali, Hassan Bin Saabit, Abdullah bin Rabava, Kaab bin Zuber. Persian leading Naat’s poets are Hafiz Shirazi, Saddi, Urfi Shirazi and Ghalib. Urdu leading
Naat’s poets are Haali, Hafiz Jalandhri and Jigar Moradabadi. The afore said Urfi has said that it is a tough form of poetry
Naat saying is like walking on the edge of sword.
I quote below one Urdu couplet of my Naat:
“Mere Qalam Bhi Sahibe Eiman Ho Gya
Naate Rasool Likh Ke Musalman Ho Gya”.
ANIS AHMAD KHAN ‘ANIS’ Senior Supreme Court Advocate, has been practicing Constitutional Civil and Criminal Law; the cases argued by him have been reported in all the leading Law Journals of India; a great literary man and a very good
Shaair (Urdu Poet) penning poems in all forms; he has written two books of Urdu poetry titled
Jazba-e-Dil and Rozan-e-Lafz which have earned him a place in Urdu poetry.
Anis Ahmad Khan
Advocate –Supreme Court of India
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