Nigarshaat e Mirza Azeem Baig Chughtai
The book aims at capturing the essential elements of Mirza Azeem Baig Chughtai’s humorous writings. It contains some of the most famous writings that Mirza Azeem Baig Chughtai is known for. The selection is based on the published works of Azeem Baig Chughtai and a brief intro by the compiler succinctly describes the biographical sketch as well as the characteristics of Mirza Azeem Baig Chughtai’s writings.
Mirza Azeem Baig Chughtai was a famous humourist of Urdu, known for his satirical and humorous writings. He was the chief justice in Jaora, a pre-Independence princely state in India. Although he suffered from several health problems, including tuberculosis, his writings remained full of playfulness, practical jokes, and situation comedy.
Compiler: Dr Muhammad Tahir Qureshi is a scholar, researcher and professor of Urdu literature at DJ Sindh Government Science College. He is the author of three books Fehrist e Kutub Khana; Quran Aur Zafar Ali Khan and Humari Milli Shairi Main Naatiya Anasir. His selection Mazameen e Shaukat Thanvi is published by Oxford University Press Pakistan in 2016. He has also contributed research articles to various journals.