Google Pays Tribute to Pakistani Novelist Bano Qudsia on her 92nd Birthday


On Saturday, Google paid a tribute to Bano Qudsia the very famous Pakistani novelist, spiritualist, and playwright on her 92nd birthday with a doodle.

According to the details, Bano Qudsia was born on November 28th, 1928 in Firozpur British India. The famous novelist was known as Bano Appa which means elder sister.

Qudsia was very famous for her message of love and hope. Moreover, she received huge applause for Urdu classics for example her famous television play Adhi Baat and novel Raja Gidh.

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In total, Bano Appa wrote twenty-five novels and also introduced her own magazine named Dastango. Aik Din, Asay Pasay, Footpath ki Ghas, Hawa Kay Naam, Aatish-i-Zer-i-Paa, Amer Bail, Haasil Ghaat, Chahar Chaman, and Chota Sheher Baray Log are some of her famous stories.

Bano Qudsia did her bachelor’s from Kinnaird College in Lahore and later on, she joined GCU (Government College University) Lahore to get her master’s degree in Urdu which was completed in 1951.

The renowned writer married Ashfaq Ahmed who was another famous writer. They both met at the Government College University Lahore. The couple was considered as the inseparable one in their social lives.

Furthermore, for her literacy achievements, Bano Qudsia was rewarded with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1983 and Hilal-e-Imtiaz in 2000.

Bano Appa died at the age of 88 at the Ittefaq Hospital in Lahore on the 4th of February, 2017.

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