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 . “Khol Do” is one of the most famous and controversial stories of Manto. It is one of the masterpiece depicting the effects of violence during the. This story is published as “Khol Do” in a new translation by Aatish Taseer of Saadat Hasan Manto’s Selected Stories (Random House India).

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Sep 23, Sreeraj Arole rated it really liked it. Saadat Hasan Manto was a prolific writer of Urdu short story. She moved her hand painfully towards the cord holding up her salwar.

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His forehead was sweating bullets. Is your name Sakina? At the risk of their lives they had driven to Amritsar, recovered many women and children and brought them back to the camp, but they had not found Sakina.

Had he brought her as far as the railway station? It did not make sense.


Khol Do – Saadat Hasan Manto

The last portion of the story is worth to read in original. You can tweet me ganeshdhamodkar for quick reply. Kalwant Kaur sat on the bed yoga-style and Eesher Singh, who was probably unraveling stoories thoughts, stood there with a dagger in his hand.

Can It Be Feminist? Kailash Mohankar April 4, at 6: His eyes fell on his coat as he remembered this.

کھول دو [Khol Do]

The old man again prayed for them. Not always was he acquitted. Mob psychology remains the same. August 3, at 7: Talal October 24, at 4: Just throw the trump card.

The eight young volunteers comforted her, sat her in their lorry and gave her food and milk. I just stodies it was not a true story E-mail: Big eyes,black hair, a mole on the left cheek.

Kalwant Kaur immediately noticed it. The shock brought him back to the world of living men and women. His tight headgear loosened, Eesher Singh stood quietly in the corner. The girl’s face became pale. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


People act at the di of moment sometimes and all base feelings then come up. Six days later, once his nerves had settled, Sirajuddin met eight young men.

The doctor looked at the body on the stretcher. Prer Na rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Sakina had been at his side.

Overcome by fear and anxiety, he began searching for Sakina in the crowd like a demented person. She was very beautiful, with a large beauty spot on her right cheek.

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Had he become unconscious when the train was stopped, and the rioters came aboard? The truck was about to leave. Each morning, he visited different camps and offices looking for Sakina.