Saadat Hasan Manto () was a prolific writer of Urdu short story. He was a journalist, literary critic, screenplay writer, play writer, and a. کھول دو [Khol Do] has 42 ratings and 9 reviews. Rajni said: This story shows that partition not only destroy relationship between different religions,but. Khol Do ~ کھول دو has 23 ratings and 3 reviews: Paperback.

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Pritesh Shrivastava marked it as to-read Jul 24, He wished he could weep but tears would not come.

Email required Address never made public. A short, brutal and very brave story told by Manto.

Shrishti Abrol rated it it was amazing May 01, In one of the rooms, ro found a stretcher with some-one lying on it. She had died in front of his eyes.

کھول دو [Khol Do]

Big eyes, black hair, a mole on the left cheek. Did our ancestors fight for independence to see such freedom? He still finds the dupatta in his pocket, but where is Sakina…???

Wish I knew Urdu as I believe no translated work could mmanto the same essence as the original one…. Your feedbacks and comments are important. Nov 26, Ubaid Talpur rated it liked it.

Khol Do – Saadat Hasan Manto

By questioning the institution of social work, which was central to the project of nationalist mobilisation, Manto depicts the futility of nationalist ideology, on either sides of the border, the very basis of which lies in hypermasculinity. The partition of India was accompanied by horrific violence, arguably making it one of the most violent yet significant events in South Asian history in the 20 th Century.


Salty About Rajma Chawal: Given below is the entire story in English.

She can be followed on Facebook. Laiba Shahid rated it it was amazing Jan 09, February 19, at 6: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She was very pretty and had a mole on her left cheek.

Megha Jha added it Sep 19, The short story is told through the perspective of Sirajuddin, whose daughter, Sakina, goes missing when the train they were travelling on is attacked by rioters. Most narratives of trauma and marginalisation, that continue to be recorded today through initiatives such as Partition Archivedisproportionately represent the experiences of upper class, upper caste women, leaving subaltern groups, such as lower caste females, sex workers, trans communities, outside the sphere of discussion.

They also had a truck. No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Avanti rated it it was amazing Sep 11, Sirajuddin asks some social workers in Pakistan to form a search party for his daughter.

Manto’s Mirror To Partition: A Feminist Review Of Khol Do

Periyar Rally In Trichy: No trivia or quizzes yet. Newer Post Older Post Home. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. A light was switched on. Ramim Alalm rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Abeer Hamid rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Shravani Roy rated it really liked it Dec 30, The doctor looked at the prostrate body and felt for the pulse.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Her hands groped kohl the cord which kept her salwar tied around her waist.

کھول دو [Khol Do] by Saadat Hasan Manto

In a writing career spanning over two decades he produced twenty-two collections of short stories, one novel, five collections of radio plays, three collections of essays, two collections of r Saadat Hasan Manto Urdu: Farah M rated it it was amazing Apr 10, Then it came to him in a flash — the dead body of his wife, her stomach ripped open.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 15, Salman added it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He gave them a description of his daughter. The shock brought him back to the world of living men and women.

A dark story I read back when I was a teenager reflecting on events right after the Indo-Pak split.

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