NEW DELHI: Google India has made special doodle of Urdu and Persian-language poet Mirza Ghalib to mark his 220th birth anniversary. He was born on 27 December 1797 in Agra. He started making poems at the age of 11.
He tied knot at the age of 13 and later settled in Delhi. In all his poems, he wrote that journey is an incessant sore fight which finishes only with existence itself.
Mirza Ghalib was popular poet of the Mughal era. His poem and Ghazals have been converted in several languages across the world. He was given honor of Dabir-ul-Mulk by Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar II in 1850. Mirza Ghalib was not only an essential member of the Mughal court. The emperor also had chosen him as the royal historian of the Mughal court.
After the refusal of Mughal Empire, poet Mirza Ghalib fought back to make a residing.
On 15 February 1869, Mirza Ghalib lost his lives in Delhi and the home where he resided in Old Delhi, has been transformed into “Ghalib Memorial”. It is now popular as “Ghalib ki Haveli”.