Kausar doesn’t need any introduction among Urdu readers. He has been writing incessantly since 1949 and has penned 650 stories in his six decade long literary career.
The latest collection ‘Agni Pariksha’ has sixteen afsanas including Bijuka Shakarganji, Katbe ki Faryaad and Naye Veerane, which keep the reader hooked.
The book is priced at Rs 150. Kausar, who lives in Bhopal, has dedicated the book to author and journalist Abid Suhail, who once edited monthly Kitaab from Lucknow.
Naeem Kausar was born in Begamganj in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh in 1936. His father late Kausar Chandpuri was a renowned writer. This is his fourth book.
Naeem Kausar is also editor and publisher of a fortnightly literary-socio-cultural newspaper ‘Sada-e-Urdu’ which is published from Bhopal.
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