Progressive Urdu writer, poet, human rights activist and feminist of Pakistan Fahmida Riaz was born on July 28, 1946 and died on November 22, 2018.
Fahmida Riaz is the creator of the Godavari, Khatt-e Marmuz, and Khana e Aab O Gil, the principal interpretation of the Masnavi of Jalaluddin Rumi from Persian into Urdu.
The writer of in excess of 15 books on fiction and verse Riaz has dependably stayed at the focal point of debates.
At the point when Badan Dareeda, her second gathering of a section, showed up, she was blamed for utilizing suggestive and exotic articulations in her verse.
The topics pervasive in her refrain were, up to that point, thought about unthinkable for ladies essayists.
Fahmida Riaz has likewise deciphered crafted by Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai and Shaikh Ayaz from Sindhi to Urdu.
She fled General Zia-ul Haq’s religious oppression and looked for shelter in India and put in seven years there.
The lyrics from her gathering Apna Jurm Sabit Hae mirror her country’s understanding under the fascism of General Zia-ul-Haq.
By notoriety, she remains nearby Nazim Hikmet, Pablo Neruda, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir.
Fahmida Riaz passed away at 72 years old.