Khol Do ~ کھول دو has 23 ratings and 3 reviews: Paperback. sA’ADAt HAsAN mANto. Open It!*. The special train left Amritsar at two in the afternoon, taking eight hours to reach Mughalpura. Quite a few passengers were . Saadat Hasan Manto () was a prolific writer of Urdu short story. He was a journalist, literary critic, screenplay writer, play writer, and a.

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Books by Saadat Hasan Manto. Old Sirajuddin opened his eyes on the cold floor of the camp; seeing the swelling sea of men, women and children, he became still more confused. Aug 27, Jatin Mehta rated it it was amazing.

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Sirajuddin wanted to cry, but his eyes would not co-operate. Anonymous February 18, at 4: Sirajuddin stood up immediately, and like a madman, began surveying the sea of people all round him. It made him feel better. Marium Kuol added it Sep 14, Like most of Manto’s stories, this one too knocks the veil off the uneasy truths of society. She had died in front of his eyes. Khol Do challenges the linear narratives of inter-faith violence along which Partition khool mostly understood.

Her body beyond pain Saadat Hasan Manto The special train left Amritsar at two in the afternoon maanto reached Mughalpura eight hours later. Email required Address never made public. This historical narrative of trauma and marginalisation, while itself non-linear and complex, remains woefully incomplete.

They were about to drive away. Return to Book Page. All round him, there was mayhem. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Apr 15, Salman added it. Ten days passed, but Sakina was not to be mnato. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Is your name Sakina?

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Shrishti Abrol rated it it was amazing May 01, Sirajuddin’s mind was full of questions, but not a single answer. Books by Saadat Hasan Manto.

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

The doctor looked at the prostrate body and felt for the pulse. He was a journalist, literary critic, screenplay writer, play writer, and a keen observer of the society in which he lived.

He was in need of comfort, but then so were all the people scattered round him. Then it came to him in a flash — the dead body of his wife, her stomach ripped open. 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.

Some of Manto’s greatest work was produced in the last seven years of his life, a time of great financial and emotional hardship for him. You are commenting using vo Twitter account. Refresh and try again. He stared vacantly at the murky sky.

Khol Do ~ کھول دو

One of the most celebrated of these is Saadat Hasan Yb, whose short stories represented the overarching societal breakdown in the Partition, that resulted in widespread massacres and rapes bt Punjab, Bengal, and other parts of North India.


For three full hours he scoured the camp, crying, “Sakina, Sakina. Abhishek added it Aug 20, But that was not so: Sakina’s dupatta had fallen down. Sep 24, Chetan Narang rated it really liked it Shelves: They had fed her, given her milk to drink and put her in their truck.

Kailash Mohankar April 4, at 6: Anyone who saw him would kyol he was consumed by deep worry. At night, he would pray for the success of the young men who were looking for his daughter. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said: Renu Kashyap rated it it was amazing Jul 16, Want to Read saving…. But as he racked his brains, his mind fixed on Sakina’s mother’s body, her intestines spilled out, then he could think no further.

There were no answers. Aishwarya marked it as to-read Jun 07, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass ro Old Sirajuddin cried with happiness, “She’s alive, my daughter’s alive!

Big eyes,black hair, a mole on the left cheek. Avanti rated it it was amazing Sep 11, manfo To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: