Amrita Pritam

Poet, essayist and novelist Amrita Pritam was born on August 31, 1919 in Gujranwala, Pakistan. Pritam published her first story collection at the age of sixteen, and would go on to write over one hundred books. While she is regarded as the twentieth century’s leading Punjabi-language poet, she also wrote prolifically in Hindi and Urdu. She is remembered both for her feminist writings as well as her works about the partition of the Indian subcontinent and the subsequent bloodshed. Her books have been translated into multiple languages and adapted to film.

Amrita Pritam died in 2005 at the age of 86.

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To the brown guys out there

If you’re a brown boy who knows how to treat your significant other, as well as the people around you, right (aka you’re not a fuckboy), you’re great. Keep doing what you’re doing, but try to knock some sense into your fellow brown guys pls they’re getting way out of control

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