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Mirza Ghalib, poet par excellence, gets beautiful birthday Google Doodle

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Google Doodle on Wednesday celebrated the birthday of Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on his 220th birth anniversary. Google dedicated its doodle to the most iconic poet commonly known as Ghalib, to mark his birth anniversary. Born in Uttar Pradesh, during the reign of Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah, Ghalib (meaning conqueror) showed a gift for language at an early age and was educated in Persian, Urdu, and Arabic. He was honoured with titles like Dabir-ul-Mulk and Najm-ud-Daula, he is widely regarded as the last great poet of the Mughal era. In a reference to that, the doodle sees Ghalib, with his pen and paper, knitting…

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