Abdul-Qadir Baydel Dehlavi was an Erlaas Turk born in central Asia around 1600s and moved to live and died in Azimabad India. He was known as one of the Indian poets of ‘mirror’ who choose a different imagery for each verse and the imagery must come from ordinary surrounding objects. He was living under the stagnant Safavi Empire and was amongst a collective of Farsi poets who migrated to India to learn and practice the Mirror style.

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