This book is a collection of articles published over a period of 45 years in English and Urdu languages. It consists of articles on history, politics, culture, family history and important historical personalities like Zahiruddin Babar, the first Mughal Emperor of India and Hakim Ajmal Khan, the leader of Indian independence movement. A number of articles describe the culture of early twentieth century. Usually when history is written it consists of statements about the kings and ruling elites, but here are articles which describe from the diary of the common individual.
There are articles which describe the travels of the author to Central Asia and subcontinent. The English portion is named after John, the Baptist whose ‘Cry in Wilderness’ was not having any effect in early period of his preaching. Likewise; indicating our sleeping society, which has not woken up to history, learn from it for future actions. In addition articles on Islam and Muslim leaders like Ibn Sina and Sufi like Naqshbandis are also included. There are some critical reviews on books. It has in all four hundred plus pages and ten pages of coloured photographs on art paper.