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

One day, the men were driving to Amritsar in their lorry, engaged in their work when, near Cherat, they saw a girl on the side of the road. Open Preview See a Problem?

You are commenting using your Twitter account. It is one of the masterpiece depicting the effects of violence during the partition of India on the people of the land. Bushra rated it really liked it Dec 28, Here we can see the vision and capability of Manto to see the naked truth. Big eyes,black hair, a mole on the left cheek. The complete effacement of all moral structures due to created a situation of utter panic and chaos, which further exacerbated the ongoing rioting.

These exclusions along lines of class and caste have unfortunately been replicated in the literature that deals with the experience of Partition. October 29, at 6: Savir Husain Khan rated it really liked it Dec 11, Aishwarya marked it as to-read Jun 07, A light was switched on. Deepali Jain rated it kho was amazing Jul 21, By questioning the institution of social work, which was central to the project of nationalist mobilisation, Manto depicts the futility of nationalist fo, on either sides of the border, the very basis of which lies in hypermasculinity.


Like most of Manto’s stories, this one too knocks the veil off the uneasy truths of society. She gave a start at the sound of the lorry and began to run. He had stopped to pick it up, but Sakina screamed, “Abbaji, leave it!

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

Ten days passed, but Sakina was not to be found. Suhaib Asif rated it it was kgol Sep 16, Had she boarded the train with him?

A dark story I read back when I was a teenager reflecting on events right after the Indo-Pak split. They dp stopped the truck, jumped out and run after her. A banal yet chilling story. In one of the rooms, he found a stretcher with some-one lying on it. May God bless you.

He stood outside the hospital for some time, then went in. Someone looked for his son, another for his mother; someone for his wife, another for his daughter.


Ghufran rated it liked it Mar 25, Most narratives of trauma and mantto, 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.

Jan 19, Rajni Sahota rated it really liked it. Sakina had been mmanto his side.

Khol Do ~ کھول دو

Suraj Saraf rated it it was amazing Feb 19, At night, he mantl pray for the success of the young men who were looking for his daughter. Abeer Hamid rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Wish I knew Urdu as I believe no translated work could perspire the same essence as the original one… Reply. Was that how they were able to make off with Sakina?

Manisha Jhalaan rated it really liked it Oct 18,