Samina Raja (Urdu: ثمینہ راجہ ) (b. 11th Sep, 1961 in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan) is a renowned Pakistani poetess, writer, editor, translator, educationist and broadcaster. She writes in Urdu. She lives in Islamabad, Pakistan and works in the National Language Authority as a Subject Specialist.
She started writing in 1973 in the age of 12 only and has published twelve collections of her poetry. She also has published two Kulliat and one selection of her poetry. She is working as a Subject Specialist in NLA and has restarted her literary magazine Aassar.
In the following you can read "Kisi Kay Halqa-e-Umeed Se Nikaltay Hi" (Urdu: کسی کے حلقہء امید سے نکلتے ہی), a beautiful Urdu Ghazal (غزل) by Samina Raja. I hope you will like it.