Literal meaning of Qata is ‘separated’. Qata stands for a series of couplets in a ghazal having continuity of thought. A ghazal having one or more Qatas is called Qata-Band ghazal. Qatas also have independent existence comprising at least four lines. In a Qata, the second and fourth lines follow the same rhyming scheme.
Abdul Hamid Adam
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Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi
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Poet, lyricist, founding editor of literary magazine quarterly ''Svera''
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Akhlaq Ahmad Ahan
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Ali Sardar Jafri
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Asrarul Haq Majaz
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