Urdu writer Hamida Salem passes away

Q.  On 16th Aug’15, Hamida Salem passed away at her residence in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi. She is a/an ______.
- Published on 28 Aug 15

a. Urdu Writer
b. Politician
c. Singer
d. Poet

ANSWER: Urdu Writer
Salim was the first woman graduate of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). She had penned down many books including' Shorish-e-Dauran', 'Ham Saath Thhe','Parchhaiyon Ke Ujale' and ' Hardam Rawan Hai Zindagi'. She was sister of the legendary poet Israrul Haqu Mazaj and aunt of famous lyricist Javed Akhtar.

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