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But between that and selling her body in a seamy neighborhood of Bombay there lies a dark abyss into which Manto does not care to look, nor does he invite us to look. Her life-defining final act in the story is to get rid of Madho once and for all. This is precisely what happened to many Hindu women during Partition. However, a writer must be judged more by his finer works.

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COLUMN: Some stray thoughts on Manto and his “Hatak” By Muhammad Umar Memon – Newspaper –

In her unexpected reaction lies the falsity of any overt or covert notion of an agenda to take society to task. Written by prolific Urdu writer Saadat Hasan MantoHatak narrates the story of the everyday struggles of a prostitute named Sungandhi.


Moreover, unlike poetry, the linear structure of prose makes it impossible to transcend time and place. Politicos attend car rally to promote road safety.

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He also suffered from over-productivity. The political party landscape remains wracked with judicial complications and ongoing accountability pressures.

If fiction is moral, it is precisely in this sense, in its very human pursuit of what does not exist, hata in some inexplicable way is infinitely better, and necessarily so. Glamorous photos of Sara Ali Khan. Manto stands roughly in the fourth and fifth decades of this life. What society is like is for us to decide, independently of whether it has any critical role to play in the story at hand.

Will Sungandhi give up prostitution for a respectable life?

When she meets the customer, he shines a flashlight on her and makes a dissatisfied remark before driving off. Santa, what have you got for me? Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community.

See all results matching ‘mub’. In doing so, it gives the reader an intimation of the possibility of an existence beyond the empirical world.


Hatak – Plays of Manto (URDU) by Saadat Hasan Manto

Here, Manto stays with the theme of the good-hearted prostitute who is exploited both materially and emotionally by the men in her life. The play begins with an exposition by Manto, played by Captain Ahmed, that. For them, fiction is merely a convenient peg on which to hang manot whole agenda of social amelioration, very much in the vein of Munshi Premchand, who unabashedly used fiction as a tool to reform society.

Lest the above sound too partisan, I am only arguing for the self-sufficiency and autonomy of fiction.

Hatak – Plays of Manto (URDU)

To read fiction merely as a social or political document is a fundamental outrage against its nature. Saadat Hasan Manto, the iconic figure of Urdu fiction, has had a strange fate: Updated December 30, Pressure on the press A government-controlled body to run the affairs of newspapers is not in sync with the modern concepts of rule.

Rather, he is using the story as an occasion to discover some truth harak the person that Saugandhi is.