ISLAMABAD: Renowned Urdu novelist, short story writer and play writer Bano Qudsia was remembered on her first death anniversary on Sunday.She was born on November 28, 1928 in Feroz Pur (India). She completed her Master’s degree from Punjab University in 1950 and got married to well-known writer and play writer Ashfaq Ahmed. Afterwards, she continued her writing in guidance of her husband. Bano Qudsia is known as best fiction writer of Urdu.Her best takes are Na Kabilay Zikar, Bazgasht, Amar Bail, Dast Basta, Saman-e-Wajood, Tawajao Ki Talib and Kuch aur Nahi. Bano Qudsia’s novel Raja Gidh is one of best novels of Urdu. Her other books are Ek Din, Shehar-e-Lazawal, Perwah, Moom Ki Galiyan, Dosra Darwaza, Hijratoun Kay Darmiyan. She also wrote some brilliant dramas for the television medium. Government of Pakistan honored her with Sitara-e-Imtiaz in recognition of her services for literature.She was given Kamal-e-Fun Award in 2010 by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Published in Daily Times, February 5th 2018.