Hajra is one of today’s most established leading Pakistani artists.
With a Diploma in Fine Arts from Government College of Art and Craft, Lucknow in 1964, Hajra is thre recipient of numerous art awards including Karachi Arts Exhibition at Arts Council, Karachi in 1966 and in 1982, she got the First prize in Haidar Awards, conducted by Abasin Arts Council, NWFP. 1996 Hajra won the Chughtai Award in the All Pakistan National Exhibition sponsored by the Pakistan National Council of Arts PNCA.
Hajra has participated in over several solo and countless group exhibitions in Pakistan and internationally. She is renowned for her personal idiom, the artist has developed an original style of watercolour painting featuring elongated feminine figurines.