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Krishan Chander: selected short stories / selection and introduction by Gopi Chand Narang ; translated from Urdu by Jai Ratan. File picture of Urdu writers Salma Siddiqui and Krishan Chander. Most of the heroes and heroines of Chander’s short-stories are from. Krishan Chander: Selected short stories [Krishan Chandar] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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He has been accused by his critics of devoting his literary talents exclusively to the pursuit of socialism, revolution and class struggle, at the cost of his art. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Krishan Chander

Moreover, unlike many other of his fellow comrades, he was actively involved in practical socialist politics, like his presidency of the bhangis Union and krishqn membership of the Socialist Party.

It was the WNPW party which won: I have bought them. Sometimes I wish to dance naked on the road and shout at the top of my voice that I am not human, am mad, that I hate humans. Ek Gadhe Ki Sarguzasht, trans. WazirabadPunjabPakistan. I hope that university students and suort of this tale will indeed follow my advice and will prove to be very good clerks.

The thoughts of the author through his writing is a treasure to bore in heart and so krihan availability should be done to all the eager bookgluttons in all leading language s. Law-rence ; and fromhe begins to be influenced by the great wars of national liberation against colonialism in India and across the world, and dreams avidly of socialist revolution. Comments and reviews Chandsr are comments? Krishan Chander was born in in a family originally hailing from Wazirabad, now in Pakistani Punjab, and later settled in Lahore.


How I wish I could return to America. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Subjects Chandar, Krishan, — Translations into English.

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The Daily Star Bangladesh. User Review – Flag as inappropriate The thoughts of the author through his writing is a treasure to bore in heart and so easy availability should be done to all the eager bookgluttons in all leading language s.

If your car ever crosses this side, please do see these six saris which are hanging on the left side of the Mahalaxmi Bridge; and then see those bright silk saris too which the dhobis have hung up to dry on the right side of the same bridge, and which belong to houses where the owners of factories with high chimneys and those with high salaries live.

As the then editor of the Urdu section of the magazine, Mehr Lal Soni Zia Fatehabadi was instrumental to his career in having got published, in the yearChander’s first Urdu short story, “Sadhu”.

Pakistan is once again at a critical juncture of political transition.

His first wife was Vidyawati Chopra. Chander was not a Kashmiri like his contemporary Manto.

No one would be able to imagine my happiness. Views Read Edit View history. He also comes out forcefully against communalism of every variety, and not only as it was reflected in the rioting and communal carnage following Partition.

Celebrating Krishan Chander, the Storyteller of the Oppressed

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He was a prolific writer, penning over 20 novels, 30 collections of short stories and scores of radio plays in Urdu, and later, after partition of the country, took to writing in Hindi as well.

The road is silent chnader desolate. It is a sharp comment rkishan the injustices ordinary people have to face on a daily basis:. This single location in South Australia: In he was in the grip of romantic ideas; from onwards he makes it a priority to encap-sulate the realities of life in his work this is also the phase that his fictional work is losing its previous abstraction, perhaps due to the influence of James Joyce, Ezra Pound and D.

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Do see to the right and left sides of the bridge and then ask your-selves which way is it you want to go? Krishan Chander’s novels including the classic: During my speech, I said to the students: His another memorable novel is “Gaddar”, which is about the partition of India and Pakistan in He also worked on English. Physical Description p.

He used Pahari dialect of people living in Poonch words while writing in Urdu. To increase or decrease the income tax? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.