Shayari on Allahabad City

Cities have allured the attention of poets and artists in all times and cultures. More than a city, Allahabad represents a confluence of two rivers and multiple socio-cultural traditions. It has been a favourite subject for many poets. We have made a selection of some verses that configure this city for its worth. You may like to have a look at this city in poetical terms.


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asar ye tere anfās-e-masīhā.ī hai 'akbar'


allahabad se lañgDā chalā lahore tak pahuñchā

kuchh allahabad meñ sāmāñ nahīñ bahbūd ke


yaañ dharā kyā hai ba-juz akbar ke aur amrūd ke

tiin tribenī haiñ do āñkheñ mirī


ab allahabad bhī punjab hai

allahabad meñ rahiye jahāñ sañgam bhī ho


banaras meñ jahāñ har ghaaT par sailāb hai

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