اتجاهات في شعرخواجه الطاف حسين حالی(1837م ۔ 1914م)
Hali used his pen to bring about social and educational reforms among Muslims. He heralded a new movement in Urdu prose and poetry. He wrote the famous "Musaddas-e-Hali", a narrative on the rise and fall of Muslims that was Published in 1879 .In his perceptive reading of the reasons for Islam's decline and marginalisation, the poet-commentator accurately identifies secular modernity, especially in its avatar as Western conquistador rationality, as an engine of irreversible change. It is propelled by the hope of the doctor who believes his patient will recover, if suitably rebuked and sufficiently inspired.