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Ashraf Ali Khan Fughan
Poet
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Ashraf Ali Khan Fughan

Ashraf Ali Khan Fughan was the foster brother of King Ahmad Shah . He work on poetry under the guidance of Ali Quli Nadeem. Fughan was expert not only in poetry but in criticism and humour as well .Ahmad Shah honored him with the title ‘Zareef-ul-Mulk’. After Durrani’s attack on Delhi, he went to Murshidabad to his uncle, Iraj Khan and from there to Awadh. After sometime he left Awadh and finally settled in Azimabad ( Patna ) where he was appointed at the court of Raja Shatab Rai. Fughan’s diwan is considered one of the finest examples of classical poetry.

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