He also tells that his father was a businessman who dealt in horses from the Persian-speaking Qizilbash family. Dr Agha’s father was given 750 acres of land from the British government in Sargodha district. His father used to speak in Persian language (Farsi) with his elder sisters, but would talk in Punjabi with his mother, who was a Punjabi decent.
So, Wazir Agha learned Persian from his father, Punjabi from his mother and the English language from his British friends. He was entrusted to the care of a family friend, Shah Saheb, who was a teacher in a Sikh village.During his school years, Dr Agha developed a strong fondness for Urdu ghazals and started composing poetry on his own.
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