Raja Gidh is the most popular Urdu novel by Bano Qudsia. Novels are the long stories. In contrast to Afsanas (short stories) novels cover a wide range of life aspects of persons involved. Novels in Urdu started in the nineteenth century. Deputy Nazir Ahmad is regarded as the first Urdu novelist.
About the Author
Bano Qudsia is the wife of Ashfaq Ahmad (Late), another famous writer. She has written novels and stories and has authored books. Some of the highly rated novels have been written by him. These include Dast Basta, Aik din, Piya naam ka diya, Foot path ki Ghaas and others. Raja Gidh by far surpasses all other novels in popularity.
Raja Gidh Story
Raja Gidh novel by name belongs to a bird Gidh. Gidh is the Urdu name for vulture. Vulture is a scavenger bird who feeds on dead animals. The name does not clearly explains the story. Raja Gidh by Bano Qudsia is actually a love story. The main personality in the novel is of “Seemi Shah” around which the whole novel revolves. Seemi Shah is presented as the student Sociology. Her affairs of life and main details can be read in the novel. The writer has used many English words in the novel. It has helped her to match the class of Seemi Shah who belonged to higher society.
The pdf novel is published by some organization for the sake of its spread. It contains more than 400 pages. Download Raja Gidh by Bano Qudsia for free from here.