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Sarabit Singh's death is reminiscent of Manto's 'Toba Tek Singh'

May 06, 2013

Sarabit Singh's death is reminiscent of Manto's 'Toba Tek Singh'

Its impossible not to think of Manto. In the part of Punjab that Bhikhiwind lies, (Sarabjit Singhs hometown) words from Saadat Hassan Mantos most famous story, Toba Tek Singh, keep streaming in. #ConnectTheDots #Sarabjit Singh #Saadat Hasan Manto
Manto on what happens when a city becomes a new country

Apr 13, 2013

Manto on what happens when a city becomes a new country

What happens when the city you're familiar with suddenly becomes a new country? Manto tells us this by taking a stroll through the lanes of Lahore, a city that was India and has now become something else. #Pakistan #Muhammad Ali Jinnah #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings #Lloyd's Bank
How Sadaat Hasan Manto is relevant to our times

Apr 04, 2013

How Sadaat Hasan Manto is relevant to our times

I wanted to write today about why it is important that the non-fiction of Manto be translated as it has been in this Firstpost series, of which only six pieces remain, for the last few months. #HowThisWorks #Saadat Hasan Manto
Partition of India Manto on why Pak never stopped being violent

Mar 07, 2013

Partition of India Manto on why Pak never stopped being violent

Manto thought the violent forces that had been unleashed during that period would remain in Pakistan's society, damaging it. In this piece he tells us the country would become increasingly violent unless the matter was taken up. #Partition of India #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings

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Manto on right questions and wrong

Mar 29, 2013

Manto on right questions and wrong

The fact is that the ideological state suppresses the individual through denying freedom of speech. Manto takes this aspect of Pakistan head on. #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings
From pillow to pistol Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Feb 01, 2013

From pillow to pistol Manto on the meaning of 'deterrence'

Saadat Hasan Manto lived through World War II and his most productive writing years in India were 1939-1945. This was the period where nations had converted industrial factories into armaments producing units. #World War II #Saadat Hasan Manto #Manto'sMusings
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