The Progressive Writers’ Movement – Part I

The Progressive Writers’ Movement in Urdu literature was a progressive literary movement in the pre partition British India consisting of writers who were anti imperialistic and left oriented.

The progressives contributed to Urdu literature some of the finest pieces of fiction and poetry. Undoubtedly, they were the trendsetters for the coming generation of writers, and their role cannot be denigrated or denied. Their works have stood the test of time as we continue to read and listen to their verses and words even today.

Come join us as we explore this movement through the prolific works poets, writers and films.

Place: Prithvi-Juhu
Entrance is free