Ajeet Cour

Ajeet Cour

Born in Lahore in 1934, Ajeet Cour is a Punjabi writer known for her socialist-realist themes including the oppression and difficult lives of poor women. She has won a number of awards for her writings including the International IATA Award, Punjabi Sahitya Sabha Award, and Shiromani Sahitkar Award. Her most famous work in English is called Pebbles in a Tin Drum .

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