I am a Pediatrician and a Public Health Researcher by profession. Apart from my professional contribution as Professor of Pediatrics at Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi and as Research Professor in International Health at Boston University School of Public Health, I have also served World Health Organization in India and Philippines.
I have been writing Urdu short stories for a long time. A compilation of my short stories in Urdu titled ‘Kuch lamhey kuch saayey’ was awarded by Delhi Urdu Academy in 2005. During last 20 years I have published around 75 short stories in English, in print and online journals encompassing a wide spectrum of social issues and events which often jiggle a creative mind. I regularly contribute to Muse India and Contemporary Literature Review of India.