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bik gayi h gormint, ghazal on politics

Ghazal on Politics, in Hindi: चुनाव का मौसम

चुनाव का मौसम, this ghazal on politics is a satire on the current climate in our country where multiple states are in the process or about to host assembly elections. Democracy is what keeps us going, a country which proudly boasts of unimaginable unity at its core despite a multitude of diversity. This ghazal on politics draws its inspiration from a viral video few years ago wherein a woman candidly expressed her feelings about the state of politics in this country from a view of a common citizen. It was hilarious and yet meaningful. See the video here (please be warned, this video contains abusive language)

This ghazal on politics is not a reference to any particular party or outfit, rather it’s a take on the profession of politics which is notorious and I feel because of this notoriety, the profession as a whole is underappreciated despite the value its adds to nation. Someone has to do the job, after all!

bik gayi h gormint, ghazal on politics

Here it goes: चुनाव का मौसम, a ghazal on politics written in hindi

देखो चुनाव का मौसम आया है देश में उम्मीदवार
वादों की प्रिंटिंग प्रेस में आकर्षक पैम्फलेट छपा रहे हैं

बाड़ में हवाई दौरा करने वाले यजमान आजकल
गांव की कच्ची सड़कों पर कदम बढ़ा रहे हैं

वो सपनों के सौदागर हैं पेशे से फिर एक बार
अच्छे दिन आने के सपने दिखा रहे हैं

कहीं हिंसा तो कहीं मढ़ रहे हैं आरोप एक दूजे पर
व्हाट्सऐप्प पर लोगों को आपस में लड़ा रहे हैं

वो सच है जो वायरल हुआ कुछ साल पहले
ये सब मिल कर हमारा पागल बना रहे हैं

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