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Fehmida Riyaz
--: Biography of Fehmida Riyaz :--

 Fahmida Riaz is a well known Urdu writer, poet of Pakistan. She is author of Godaavari and Khatt-e Marmuz. Fehmida Riaz was born on July 28, 1946 in a literary family of Meerut, UP, India. Her father, Riaz-ud-Din Ahmed, was an educationist, who had a great influence in mapping and establishing modern education system for Sindh. Her family settled in Hyderabad following her father's transfer to Sindh. Fahmida learnt Sindhi language and literature in childhood and later Persian. Fehmida remained part of social and political activities since her academic life. After marriage in 1967, she had to leave for Englandwith her husband. She worked for the BBC Radio Urdu service while in England.

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