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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Khol Do ~ کھول دو by Saadat Hasan Manto

Prer Na rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Sheetal S Kumar rated it really kho, it Jul 22, One of them gave her his jacket so that she could cover herself.

Khol Do challenges the linear narratives of inter-faith violence along which Partition is mostly understood. Bushra rated it really liked it Dec 28, The last portion of the story is worth to read in original. Neelesh Tiwari marked manfo as to-read Sep 10, He stood outside the hospital for some time, and then went in.

Khol Do ~ کھول دو

The doctor looked at the prostrate body and felt for the pulse. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Newer Post Older Post Home. She was very beautiful, with a large beauty spot on her right cheek.


Aisha Riaz marked it as to-read Jul 25, They bt a lorry and guns and said they would help him. She gave a start at the sound of the lorry and began to run. Ramim Alalm rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Debpriya rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Big eyes,black hair, a mole on the left cheek.

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

I have never read such thing in my life and even now when I read it, for Nth number of time, I find it similarly shocking. He stood outside the hospital for some time, then went in. Aditya Shekhar rated it it was amazing Mar 13, While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 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 volunteers turned off the engine and ran after her, managing to catch her in a field. Yes, he recognized it.

Aditya rated it it was amazing Sep 09, 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.

In hopes of finding Sakina, Sirajuddin goes behind them to the hospital.

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Khol Do – Saadat Hasan Manto

Six days later, once his nerves had settled, Sirajuddin met eight young men. But unlike many others, Manto does not see the perpetrators as Hindu or Muslim, Hindustanis or Pakistanis, he just sees and depicts them as human beings with all their wilderness and barbarity.

Muhammad Hyder marked it as to-read Apr 27, Suhaib Asif rated it it was amazing Sep 16, One bt the most celebrated of these is Saadat Hasan Manto, whose short stories represented the overarching societal breakdown in the Partition, that resulted in widespread massacres and rapes across Punjab, Bengal, and other parts of North India.

He lay very still, gazing at the dusty sky.

He was tried for obscenity half a dozen times, thrice before and thrice after independence. Urdu Literature 2 comments: It made him feel better.

Manisha Jhalaan rated it really liked it Oct 18, Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said: The people handed her over to the hospital and left. She was distressed to be without a dupatta, and tried vainly to cover her breasts with her arms until one of the men took off his coat and gave it to her.