किश्वर नाहीद का परिचय
उपनाम : 'नाहिद'
मूल नाम : किश्वर नाहीद
संबंधी : मुख़्तार सिद्दीक़ी (गुरु)
कुछ यूँ ही ज़र्द ज़र्द सी 'नाहीद' आज थी
कुछ ओढ़नी का रंग भी खिलता हुआ न था
Kishwar Nahid is an outstanding shaira of Pakistan. She holds an M.A. degree in Economics from Punjab University, Lahore. She is a prolific writer and 12 volumes of her poetry were published from Pakistan and India. Her Urdu poetry has also been published in foreign countries. She has also written eight books for children and has won the prestigious UNESCO award for children's literature. Her love for children is as much as her concern for women. She expresses this concern in her poem, Asin Burian We Loko, which is a touching focus on the plight of women in the present male-dominated society. Kishwar Nahid's sher-o-shayari includes her popular works like, Lab-e-Goya, Benaam Musafat, Nazmen, Galian, Dhoop, Darvaze, etc.