Intizar Hussain is a renowned name in contemporary Urdu. He was a writer of short stories, novels, a translator and a critic. He covered a variety of topics in his writings and has influenced new writers, particularly in their technique and craft of writing. The below passage by Intizar Hussain highlights how past traditions are dying out. In this passage he has introduced a fictional character, Razi, and built a story around this character to show how we have moved away from our traditional culture.