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What is the Ghalib's Shaayari recited by Mr. Modi of India to Mr. Ruhani of Iran

Ghalib's Shaayari (From Poetry Collection of Ghalib)


Janoonat garbe naphse 
Khud tamam asth, 
Je Kashi pe ba Kashan 
Neem Gaam Asth

Meaning 

Once we make up our mind, 
the distance between Kashi (Varanasi - holy city of India) and 
Kashan (a major Iranian city) 
is only half a step."

In previous times Kashan in Iran was popular for high quality pottery and tiles
In Persian, Kashi means tiles
Hence name of town iis Kashan

For more details about Kashan refer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashan

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