Qurrat-ul-Ain Haider (Urdu: قراۃ العین حیدر; January 20, 1928, – August 21, 2007) was an influential Urdu novelist and short story writer, an academic, and a journalist. One of the most outstanding literary names in Urdu literature, she is most known for her magnum opus, Aag Ka Darya (River of Fire), a novel first published in Urdu in 1959, from Lahore, Pakistan, that stretches from 4th century BC to post partition of India except the muslim period specially Mughal period that gave birth to Ganga-Jamuni culture.
Popularly known as "Ainee Apa" among her friends and admirers, she was the daughter of the famous writer Sajjad Haidar Yildarim, (1880–1943). Her mother Nazar Zahra (who wrote at first as Bint-i-Nazrul Baqar and later as Nazar Sajjad Hyder) (1894–1967) was also a writer and protegee of Muhammadi Begam and her husband Syed Mumtaz Ali, who published her first novel.
Karman is a beautiful and interesting Urdu short story by Qurrat ul Ain Haider. I hope you will like it and give your feedback. Thank you!!