Fatima Surayya Bajia: Google doodle honors legendry Pakistani writer
*LONDON - Pakistan’s legendary writer Fatima Surayya Bajia has been honoured by the Google.*
Google doodle was dedicated to the legendary playwright who made Pakistan proud around the world.
Born in Indian city of Hyderabad on September 1, 1930. Bajia, along with her family, arrived in Pakistan after the partition of the sub-continent.
She did not have a formal degree but had acquired extensive knowledge of Arabic, Persian, English and Urdu literature and history at home through private tuitions.
When her grandfather and father died in Karachi, she took up the responsibility of looking after her younger siblings.
The lady made all her siblings receive a good education almost all of them successfully carved out their own identity in separate fields of art and culture.
Her brother Anwar Maqsood became a multi-talented artist writing plays for TV and theatre, her sister Zehra Nigah became a renowned poetess while Zubaida Tariq turned into a cooking expert.