Qadaryar

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Qadaryar
Born 1802
Died 1892
Occupation Poet

Qadaryar (Qadar Baksh) (1802–1892) was a Muslim Sandhu Jatt, was a poet of the Punjabi language. Born in Gujranwala, Qadaryar wrote Punjabi Qissa like Qissa Purana Bhagat, Raja Rasal.[1]

Life

Qadaryar was born in the village Machhike, in Gujranwala District in Punjab (in modern-day Pakistan) during the rule of the Sikh Empire. He was the court poet of the Lahore Sikh Darbar, during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.[2]

References

  1. A Dictionary of Indian Literature (One): Beginnings – 1850 by Sujit Mukherjee Orient Longman Limited: Hyderabad, 1998, p.56
  2. A History of Indian Literature: Western impact: Indian response, 1800-1910 By Sisir Kumar Das-page-457