Subverting Paternalism of Rescue Narratives in Select Stories of Manto: A discussion

By Bondita Baruah The catastrophic Partition of India in 1947 directed the trajectory of modern Indian history, dividing the country on religious lines, Hindus and Sikhs being assigned India while Muslims were granted Pakistan and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). The exodus of twelve million people that moved in between the newly built borders led to […]

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