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Pashto poetry

Template:Pashto language sidebar Pashto literature and poetry (Pashto: پښتو ليكنې) refers to literature and poetry in Pashto language.

Notable figures


  • Amir Kror Suri, son of Amir Polad Suri, is an 8th-century folk hero and king from the Ghor region of Afghanistan[1][2]
  • Pir Roshan, Pashto poet known for assembling Afghan armies to fight against the Mughal emperor Akbar. Pir Roshan founded the 16th-century Roshanniya movement and wrote the Pashto book Khayr al-Bayān to present his philosophical ideas
  • Shaikh Mal, narrated the Yusufzai conquest of Swat, and devised rules for distribution of land and water rights which became known as da Shekh Mālī daftar
  • Khushal Khan Khattak, a 17th-century warrior-poet who preached the unity of all Pashtuns
  • Rahman Baba, one of the greatest Pashto poets of all times, whose works are every bit as important to the Pashtun as William Shakespeare is to the English. His works are spiritual[3]
  • Afzal Khan Khattak (Pashto)
  • Ashraf Khan Khattak (Pashto)
  • Ajmal Khattak(Pashto poet)
  • Pareshan Khattak (Pashto)
  • Khan Roshan Khan (Pashtun historian and author)
  • Nazoo Anaa (Pashto)
  • Ghani Khan (Pashto)
  • Hamza Baba (Pashto)
  • Kabir Stori (Pashto)
  • Karwan (Pashto)
  • Ahmad Shah Baba (Pashto)
  • Shah Shuja (Pashto)
  • Timur Shah (Pashto)

See also

Poetry portal

References

External links

  • Pasho Shayro Shayri (Khyber.org)

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