Bushra Rahman novelist and former member of the national assembly passed away in Lahore on Monday.
The bright star of Urdu literature and former MNA will be laid to rest in Lahore today.
Her Janaza prayers will be offered today at 4 pm at Garden Town in Lahore.
News of her demise was confirmed on social media by her nephew.
Recipient of the Sitara-i-Imtiaz for her achievements in the literature, Bushra Rahman served MNA on a seat reserved for women from 1988 to 2008.
She was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Punjab on a reserved seat for women in the 1985 elections.
Bushra Rahman has been a famous figure when it comes to Urdu literature, particularly for novel writing.
Her notable literary works include Allah Mian Ji, Bahisht, Barah e Raast, But Shikan, Chaand Say Na Khelo, Chara Gar, Chup, Ek Aawara Ki Khatir, Khubsurat, Kis Morr Par Milay Ho, Laazawal, Lala Sehrai, Lagan, Pyaasi, Sharmeely, Tere Sung Dar Ki Talaash Thi and Tuk Tuk Deedam Tokyo.
For those who don’t know, a number of her writings were turned into TV dramas.
Her novels have been turned into drama serials for Pakistani television, the most popular one being ‘Bandhan’ which was based on two of her novels, ‘Laggan’ and ‘But Shikan’. ‘