In her collection of poetry, reflections and prose, the writer — an advocate for women’s empowerment, children’s rights and peace — brings out the central theme of universality and harmonious coexistence. Her writing tackles the subjects of love and nature, spirituality and survival, the importance of mental health and understanding the true meaning of feminism.
Marxism Aur Aaj Ki Duniya
In 1944, aged 12, the author discovered communism through the leftist newspapers sold on the streets of his city, Bombay [Mumbai]. After migrating to Pakistan in 1954, he continued to participate in red politics, and contributed extensively to leftist literature. This book is a compilation of some of his essays originally published in the monthly magazine Badalti Duniya
[A Changing World].
Published in Dawn, Books & Authors, March 28th, 2021