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Guldasta-e-Urdu (Online Program)
June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dated 8th June 2020
A Tribute to Padma Shri Mujtaba Husain, a well-known Urdu author, humorist and satirist who died recently in Hyderabad at the age of 87. His career lasted over 54 years and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2007.
Husain's satirical works were translated into Oriya, Kannada, Hindi, English, Russian and Japanese. Different scholars did around 12 Ph. Ds on Hussain across India during his lifetime. His travelogue 'Japan Chalo, Japan Chalo' and his book 'America Ghaans Kaat Raha Hai', were some of the unique contributions to Urdu literature.
Dr. Mumtaz will lead a discussion on the works of Padma Shri Mujtaba Husain.
Mrs. Shamshad, Mrs. Kanchan, Mrs. Vijaya, Miss. Namita, Dr. Tahera, Dr. Nasreen and Mrs. Nasima will participate.
Q&A and discussions will follow the Program.
Zoom Meeting Link
Meeting ID: 863 0566 5123