Review of Altaf Fatima's Novel "Chalta Musafir": A Study from the context of East Pakistan's Tragedy


  • Dr.Muhammad Said Ali Lecturer Department of Urdu Ghazi University Dera Ghazi Khan
  • Dr.Aqsa Naseem Sindhu Assistant Professor , Department of Urdu Govt Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur
  • Dr.Jamila Gul Sarhad University of Science and Technology Peshawar
  • Dr.Mutahir Shah Assistant Professor , Department of Urdu Hazara University Mansehra
  • Dr.Muhammad Rahman Assistant Professor , Department of Urdu Hazara University Mansehra
  • Abdul Shakoor PhD Scholar Department of Urdu Federal Urdu University Islamabad
  • Dr.Quaid Ali PhD Political Sciences, Hazara University Mansehra
  • Syed Azwar Abbas Lecturer Department of Urdu Hazara University Mansehra
  • Rida Batool Naqvi Superior College Sargodha
  • Dr.Subhanullah Govt College Lahore(Swabi)



Altaf Fatima, "Chalta Musafir", East Pakistan's Tragedy, Urdu fiction, novelist, fiction writer, translator, women educators, creative writings, family and society, regular planning, Khawaja Muhammad Zakaria, Dr. Mumtaz Ahmad Khan


Famous Pakistani Urdu fiction writer Altaf Fatima is one of Pakistan's famous novelist, fiction writer, translator and women educator. All her creative writings are a reflection of her varied experiences and deep observations. And in the short stories both patriotic and religious flavor were mixed. She has his own style of writing which is sometimes reflected in her style and sometimes in the attitudes of her characters. Most of her characters are include those girls and women who have withdrawn from society and tried to challenge the norms and values ​​of their family and society. While creating such characters, she kept in mind the attitudes of her society, under which women were encouraged to remain submissive in all respects with regular planning.