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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Sep 17, Chitra Nair rated it it was amazing. This is now common knowledge, with its inclusion in history textbooks, and a plethora of articles and books on the genocidal nature of Partition.

See here for a longer discussion on the spectrum of violence undergone by females in Hindu, Muslim and Sikh communities.

August 3, at 7: About Saadat Hasan Manto. Tanvir Ahmed is currently reading it Mar 08, 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.

Aditya Shekhar rated it it was amazing Mar 13, With painful slowness, she unfastened it, pulled the garment down and opened her thighs. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said: Shilpi Saraswat rated it it was amazing Nov 14, All his time was spent running from camp to camp looking for her.

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Had he brought her as far as the railway station? Those boys were out to find out Sakina and they have now found her… She was the daughter of their land, from their side of border.


The boys behave very kindly to her and make her feel at ease but they tell nothing about her to her father even when he asks about it. May God bless you.

Sep 24, Chetan Narang rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 24, Adarsh Mishra rated it it was amazing. Hassan added it Dec 16, As he is still in daze, the image of his wife, about to die, with ripped open stomach comes in front of his eyes, just telling him to leave her alone and run away with Sakina, his daughter. Meenakshi rated it it was amazing Oct 23, This historical narrative of trauma and marginalisation, while itself non-linear khop complex, remains woefully incomplete.

They were about to drive away.

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

Sandeep Sharma rated it it was amazing Oct 31, Abid Saleem marked it as to-read Aug 31, Rachel Waghchoure added it Aug 09, They were taking her to the camp hospital. Log into your account. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Wish I knew Urdu as I believe no translated work could perspire the same essence as the original one… Reply. He could hear her voice.

Marium Zara added it Sep 14, That much was certain. At night, he would pray so the success of the young men who were looking for his daughter. Manas rated it really liked it Mar 16, A dark story I read back when I was a teenager reflecting on events right after the Indo-Pak split.


Khol Do ~ کھول دو

The two of them had begun to run. This site uses cookies. The doctor, who had switched on the light, stared at Sirajuddin. And they had tried. Return to Book Page. Historical structures of patriarchy took on jingoistic, religious, and eventually violent manifestations in the absence and even complicity of state machinery. Shravani Roy rated it really liked it Dec 30, Volume 2 By Vidyun Sabhaney. Nigham rated it it was xo Oct 27, Megha Jha added it Sep 19, The special train left Amritsar at two mant the afternoon, arriving at Mughalpura, Lahore, and eight hours later.

It is the most shocking part of the story and perhaps the most shocking piece of prose ever written. Saadat Hasan Manto was a prolific writer of Urdu short xo. Hillary Briffa rated it really liked it Mar 20, That evening there was sudden activity in the camp. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.