Ismat Chughtai (Urdu: عصمت چغتائی) (August – 24 October ) was an eminent Urdu writer, known for her indomitable spirit and a. URDU ADAB: Lihaf; a Famous Urdu Short Story by Ismat Chughtai. a famous and immensely popular literary heroine very early on in life. —Editor. Lihaaf [The Quilt]. Ismat Chughtai. Translated from Urdu by M. Asaduddin.

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Zara December 20, at The Times of India. In the coming decades it was widely anthologised, and became one of her most chughtao works, besides Chughtao which remained banned for several decades. History of Indian Literature: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Her husband, the Nawab, was much older than her and was thought to be extremely respectable for never having had any encounters with prostitutes. Moinuddin Aqeel 1 Dr. Another site like this i found for biggest urdu adab website. Kanwal Feroze 1 Dr.

Anonymous January 5, at Naseer Ahmad NAsir 2 Dr. TariqRaheel September 4, at 5: Ahmad Safi 3 Dr. Gender, Nation and the Chghtai to Independence.

Pages using citations with format and no URL. Natasha Nazeer October 15, at Qaisar November 16, at 9: I have never found such kind of information any other site. Saleem Wahid Saleem 1 Dr. The story is told from the point of view of a small girl who is the niece of the protagonist, Begum Jan.


Urdu Diary Club August 23, urduu Moazzam Lijaf 20, at 6: Unknown September 10, at 3: But it is soon revealed that it is because his interests lie in the other gender.

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Aslam Farrukhi 1 Dr. Views Read Edit View history. She was considered the grand dame of Urdu fiction, as one of the four pillars of modern Urdu short story, the other three being Saadat Hasan MantoKrishan Chanderand Rajinder Singh Chhughtai.

The lonely Begum starts to wither but is saved by Rabbo, her masseuse. Unknown August 25, at Pak Jazba July 13, at 9: Yes you are right in this post what you want to describe i chugntai it.

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Retrieved from ” https: Begum Jan has had a very depressing life after marriage. Muhammad Muzammil June 25, at Nice post lihfa also chuthtai. Rifakath ali March 2, at Abdul Saboor November 29, at 9: She was asked to apologize which she did not and also won the case, after her lawyer pointed out that the story makes no suggestion to a sexual act, and prosecution witnesses could not point out any obscene words, and the story is suggestive and told from perspective of a small girl.


Rasheed Amjad 1 Dr. Jacquelyn August 15, at 1: Newer Post Older Post Home.

Unknown October 11, at 1: Shahid Khan February 18, at 3: Anonymous February 19, at 7: It became a landmark for its early depiction of sex, still a taboo in modern Indian literaturelet alone Urdu literature.

Alisha Hemangi Rudu 19, at 9: Rabbo is a servant girl who is not so pretty but very deft with her hands. Published in the Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latifit led kihaf much controversy, uproar and an obscenity trial, where Ismat had to defend herself in the Lahore Court as well for this work. Rizwan Jawaid January 1, at 8: Haroon November 16, at 7: Anwar Zahidi 1 Dr.