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Ismat Chughtai

Renowned Urdu novelist

A prolific Urdu novelist, Ismat Chughtai worked constantly for the rights of the women through her literary works. Born at Budaun in Uttar Pradesh in 1915, she belonged to a conservative family. Among her prominent short story collections are 'Kaliyan', 'Choten', 'Chooi Mooi'. 'Teri-Lakeer', 'Ziddi' and 'Bahroop Nagar' are some of her famous novels. She died in 1991.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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