Samina Raja was a Pakistani Urdu poet, writer, editor, translator, educationist and broadcaster. She lived in Islamabad, Pakistan, and worked in the National Language Authority as a subject specialist.
|Born:||Sept 11, 1961, Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Died:||Oct 30, 2012, Islamabad, Pakistan|
|Occupation:||Poet, Editor, Educationist, Broadcaster|
|Education:||Master of Arts|
|Genre:||Ghazal, Nazm, Nasr|
|Notable works:||Aur Wisal, Parikhana, Dil e Laila, Ishqabad|
|Children:||Daniall, Jeehad, Ehed|
About Samina Raja
Pakistani Urdu-language poet, author, translator, and editor whose best-known works include Aur Wisal, Dil e Laila, and Parikhana.
She studied Urdu literature at Punjab University. She began writing poetry in the early 1970s.
She worked as a broadcaster for a Pakistani television program called "Urdu Adab Mein Aurat Ka Kirdar" ("The Role of Women in Urdu Literature").
She had three sons: Daniall, Ehed, and Jeehad. She died of cancer at the age of fifty-one.
She and Ehsan Sehgal were both Urdu-language poets.
Information related to Samina Raja
- Pakistani women writers
- Pakistani academics