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Renowned Urdu author Bano Qudsia passes away

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Renowned novelist and playwright Bano Qudsia, passed away in Lahore on Saturday. She was 88. Bano was born on Nov 28, 1928, in the Ferozepur district of pre-partition India.

qudisia banoMost famous for her novel Raja Gidh, Qudsia also authored several other novels, short stories and screenplays in Urdu and Punjabi.

She held a master’s degree in Urdu literature from Government College, Lahore.

She breathed her last last evening and was laid to rest next to her husband Ashfaq Ahmed’s grave in Model Town area of Lahore. Like her husband Qudsia was a towering literary figure and her writings were popular both inside and outside the country.

Born in November 1928 in Ferozepur, India, Qudsia migrated to Pakistan after partition. Qudsia did her masters in Urdu Literature from Government College Lahore in 1951.

Among her prominent writings include Aadhi Baat, Aatish-i-zer-i-paa, Aik Din, Amer Bail, Asay Pasay, Chahar Chaman, Chhotaa Sheher Baray Log, Footpath ki Ghaas, Hasil Ghaat and Hawa Kay Naam. She was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 2003 and Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 2010.

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