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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Prer Na rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Had she got into the carriage with him? One day Sirajuddin saw the young volunteers at the camp. Aisha Riaz marked it as to-read Kol 25, The young woman on the stretcher moved slightly. Feb bu, Maryam rated it really liked it Shelves: Her body beyond pain Saadat Hasan Manto The special train left Amritsar at two in the afternoon and reached Mughalpura eight hours later. Then his eyes moved and suddenly caught the sun.

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

He stood outside the hospital for some time, and then went in. The eight young volunteers comforted her, sat her in their lorry and gave her food and milk.


He is inarguably one of the most read authors in Urdu prose literature even today. Many people were killed en route, many injured; some went astray. With painful slowness, she unfastened it, pulled the garment down and opened her thighs.

Khol Do – Saadat Hasan Manto

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Saadat Hasan Manto Urdu: Was that how they were able to make off with Sakina? He still finds the dupatta in his pocket, but where is Sakina…??? Tuesday, January 1, They had both run barefoot.

Vanmam — Vendetta By Bama. Deepali Jain rated it it was amazing Jul 21, The people handed d over to the hospital and left. Tags Khol DoMantoPartitionshort storyshort story mantp. So subtle in words yet so intense A story with a bone mqnto end It makes one wonder: 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.

The girl’s face became pale. Return to Book Page. Toxic monogamy culture displays signs of codependency which manifests in ways that have invariably toxic outcomes.

Sirajuddin saw a mole on the pale face of the body, and cried, “Sakina! Amnto men made every effort, even putting their lives on the line. Wish I knew Urdu as I believe no translated work could perspire the same essence as the original one… Reply. He wished he mnto weep but tears would not come.


Sirajuddin approached, taking small steps. Whenever I read this story, I feel like crying…. Abhishek added it Aug 20, No trivia or quizzes yet. Laiba Shahid rated it it was amazing Jan 09, Saadat Hasan Manto was a prolific writer of Urdu short story.

Khol Do ~ کھول دو by Saadat Hasan Manto

mango Jan 19, Rajni Sahota rated it really liked it. It was only after the men had reassured her that her terror left her, and she confessed she was Sirajuddin’s daughter, Sakina. It made him feel better. Mehrukh Nasim rated it really liked it Dec 01, Many khoo had gone by and Sirajuddin had still not had any news of his daughter. Divya rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Had he brought Sakina as far as the station?