Dr Khalifa Abdul, the younger brother of Abdul Wahid Dar who was grandfather of Khalid Saleem, obtained degrees of M.A.,L.L.B., Ph.D. from Germany in year 1924. He was an authority on Allama Iqbal & Mirza Ghalib and a colleague of Sarvpalli Dr. Radha Krishnan, former President Of India whereas Khalid Saleem’s father Dr Saleem Wahid Saleem was poet par excellence. Ph.D. has been granted by a renowned university to a lady who research his literary work. Khalid Saleem was electricals engineer born in Aligarh and get educated there. Khalid Saleem visited many countries in Europe and did job in Saudi Arabia for many years. He was always after novelty in Urdu poetry and composed some marvellous Ghazals, which published in periodicals and magazines such as Hamara Adab, Insha Culcullta, Shane Shahajahpur etc. Appeared occasionally on radio and TV. Took part in Mushayaras conducted in such as BHEL, Mullah Ramuzi Sanskiriti Bhawan, Doordarshan Kendra etc....
Mushaira held at BHEL 30-11-2006. He started taking part in Mushayaras from the one held at Mullah Ramuzi Sanskiriti Bhawan where, Imtiyaz Anjum recited his ghazals and HariB read out a story “Talwar” followed by another story “Nazara” which depicted a desperate to kill his life. The programme was presided over by Dr Bashir Badar.
(Left to right) Khalid Saleem, Imtiyaz Anjum, Bashir Badar and Hari Bhatnagar
A Mushaira at held by BHEL on 24th April 2006 to celebrate golden jubilee of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited. It a was held there on Monday at Govindpura-based Anwar-ul-Uloom School. The Mushaira was presided over by the poet Rahbar Jaunpuri while BHEL Deupty General Manager Buniyad Ali was chief guest. Rafiq Shaoor conducted the programme. At the outset Rahbar Jaunpuri, Imtiyaz Anjum and Ms Mumtaz Siddiqui were honoured for their life-long services for the cause of Urdu language and literature.
Later, about 28 poets recited verses at the Mushaira . They included Rahbar Jaunpuri, Imtiyaz Anjum, Khalid Saleem, Arman Akbarabadi, Bashar Sahbai, Tajuddin Taj, Ms Mumtaz Siddiqui, Usha Bhadoriya, Almana Naarayan, Ramesh Khare Jauhar, Iqbal Bedar and Umesh Nema.
Khalid saleem during reciting his kalam
On the conclusion of the Mushaira, organizing general secretary Asif Azmi threw light on the activities of his institution while propaganda secretary PS Parashar proposed a vote of thanks. The Mushaira continued till late night. Those who laboured to make the Mushira successful included SU Shekh, JM Shirazi, SS Bedi, PK Nema and Maqsood Ali.
Best couplet 1:
Haar taraf se ho chuke sarfe nazar baithe raho
Alim o fazil ho lekin apne ghar baithe raho.
Best couplet 2:
Ahad hai tu, akelon se hi teri dosti hogimera bhi kaun hai duniya mein ek tere siwa Allah.
Best couplet 3:
Mai nay gham hi gham dekhe hai kale pile nile gham
Gham hi nahi khushiya bhi payi yeni kuch chamkila gham.
Best couplet 4:
Kisi ke doob jane par baje shanaiyan tauba
Ke hai un jheel si aankho mein kya gheraiya tauba.
Best couplet 5:
Meri mehnat ka sila kuch bhi nahi..............aap mujhko denge kya kuch bhi nahi
Phekre joro zafa ka thag dimag.................usme hai kitni wafa kuch bhi nahi
Best couplet 6:
Jo bhi hai dimag ke andar nikal do
Din ho gai hai mal ko bhar nikal do
Best couplet 7:
Jab bhi jhachi toh ye khari nikli ......baat karwi vazan bhari nikli
Zindagi mein tha khalfishaar sabab......asal mein zehni abtari nikli
Best couplet 8:
Gir raha hoon sambhal raha hu mein........... apni hamrah chal raha hu mein
Mein hoon tarik roshni ki tarah....................bekhabar hokar jal raha hoon mein
Best couplet 9:
Zinda kabristan le jayenge
tujhse teri qabar bhi khudwainge
Best couplet 10:
Din yaad na tarik na hai saal kha yaad
kuch hai tau faqat tujhse bicharne ka sama yaad
Best couplet 11:
Jo hamari saf se nikla vha udhar hota gaya
Har bahadur aur bhi zyada nidar hota gaya