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Hosain, Attia Shahidlocked

(1913–1998)
  • Anita Desai

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Hosain, Attia Shahid (1913–1998), writer and broadcaster, was born on 20 October 1913 in Lucknow in United Provinces in northern India, one of five children of Shahid Hosain Kidwai. She belonged to one of the feudal landowning families, the talukdars, which in the twentieth century produced many prominent and distinguished men. Her father had studied at ...

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