Seminar on ‘Krishan Chander’
03:00PM to 05:00pm
SDPI, Seminar Hall, 38 Embassy Road, G-6/3, Islamabad.
SDPI, while holding the mission to honour our heroes in different
fields, especially those who contributed on literary and intellectual
fronts to bring about a socio-cultural change in the society, is
organizing a special seminar on Karishan Chander. This is in
continuation of the centenary celebrations of renowned progressive
writers. Mr. Krishan Chander was friend of Saadat Hasan Manto, Ismat
Chughtai, Rajinder Singh Bedi and Faiz Ahmad Faiz. He was born in
Wazirabad in 1914 and took his early education and brought up in Lahore.
He wrote extensively about the plight of the marginalized and the
downtrodden, as well as against communalism and intolerance.
- M.Hameed Shahid, Fiction Writer & Critic
- Prof Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Afaqi
- Mr Raza Naeem, Social scientist, translator, book critic
- Ahmed Saleem, Intellectual, Writer and Poet
- Dr Robina Almas, Renowned Writer