Biographical Data :
|Name :||Mulla Tahir Ghani|
|Period :|| - 1668|
|Biographical detail : ||A Persian poet from Kashmir.
Mulla Tahir Ghani was the greatest Persian poet produced by Kashmir and is famous worldwide. He lived saintly and is admired by Allama Iqbal for his love for Kashmir. Mulla Ghani Kashmiri is famous for his book of odes called Diwan Ghani and had penned:
Ghani rooz-e-siyahay peer-e-kanaan ra tamasha shud
ki nooray deeda ush roveshan kunad chashme zulaikha ra
Mulla Tahir Ghani lies buried at Hassanabad, Rainawari, Srinagar.
| ||(Compiler : M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin /Murtaza Shibli / Hakim Imtiyaz Hussain)|
|By syed taffazull hussain, on 2002-06-19|
|Ghani influenced Urdu poetry from Khan Arzoo to Iqbal for nearly 300 yrs.House reputed to be Ghanis was recently demolished by govt who want to build a memorial to ghani on that site!|