Bano (novel)

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Author Razia Butt
Country Pakistan
Language Urdu
Genre Romance, historical
Media type Print

Bano is a novel by the Pakistani novelist, Razia Butt, which is considered one of her best literary works.[1] It is set in the days before and after the independence in Ludhiana, Punjab Province and subsequently, Pakistan. The events of independence play a central role in the story. It is named for its female, protagonist, Bano.


The novel has been dramatised both for films and television.


  1. ^ "Novelist Razia Butt dies at 89". The Nation. 2012-10-05. Retrieved 2013-07-28.