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Death anniversary of Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib observed
February 16, 2020

The 151st death anniversary of classical Urdu poet Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib was observed on Saturday.

Ghalib wrote hundreds of Ghazals during his life which have since been interpreted and sung in many different ways.

Mirza Ghalib is considered one of the most popular and influential poets of the Urdu language in South Asia.

He died on this day at the age of 71 in New Delhi in 1869.

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