Pakistani Urdu novelist, short-story writer, and teacher Altaf Fatima was in born 1929, in Lucknow, British India and died on November 29, 2018.
Altaf Fatima relocated to Lahore at the Partition, where she earned an MA and BEd from the University of Punjab.
Fatima book Dastak Na Do (“The One Who Did Not Ask “) was noted as one of the defining works in the Urdu language.
A new version was presented on Pakistan television and an abridged translation was serialized by the Karachi monthly, Herald.
Altaf Fatima passed away at 91 years old.