Kitne Pakistan (Hindi Edition) [Kamleshwar] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. कमलेश्वर का यह उपन्यास मानवता के दरवाजे पर. Pakistan as a Metaphor of Partitions in Kamleshwar’s. (Kitne Pakistan) Partitions. Partitions {Kitne Pakistan) is a thought provoking and compelling study that. 7 quotes from कितने पाकिस्तान [Kitne Pakistan]: ‘तुम कितनी मौत दे सकते हो! वह कितनी मौत उठा सकता है! जब तक दूसरा जीवित रहता है, .

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Email required Address never made public. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat Not Flowers kutne Henna. Kitne Pakistan by Kamleshwar… An epic… A must read. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. There is also a beautiful short love story.

Literature is the only place where common people get a platform to tell their stories and hence the writers hold great societal responsibilities. Kitne Pakistan by Kamleshwar… An epic… A must read This post is not a review Before I started reading this book I thought it as a tear-jerker dramatizing the partition sentimentally. Kamleshwar started working his ambitious novel in Mayaiming to understand Partition through allegory and realism.

It witnesses the violence, separation and bloodshed in the aftermath of partition of India in and examines the nature and futility of divisive politics and religion. Kiten questions about the true motives of the people who make decision on the behalf and for common people, who throughout the history have bore the brunt of their decision.

The novel achieved both popular and critical acclaim, it has been translated into several languages including Marathi and French. Before I started reading this book I thought it as a tear-jerker dramatizing the partition sentimentally. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


In a interview, poet-lyricist Gulzar with whom Kamleshwar had work in film career, noted about the novel, “I had underlined so many sentences that were potential short stories or film material. Different sources reveal same information with different meanings.

Kamleshwar (Author of कितने पाकिस्तान [Kitne Pakistan])

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Sahitya Akademi Award The author has nowhere mentioned the name of the protagonist. I read the book in Hindi but it has been translated in English, French, German, Spanish and other languages.

In a fictional court, various historical characters are brought to the witness’s box and asked to narrate their version of history. Notify me of new comments via email. BBC, Hindi in Hindi. There is a description where a handkerchief falls off the bridge; I always used to tell him that I could write a complete short story on this one line only. The first English translation of the novel came inin an partition anthology Translating partition published by Katha, which also featured works by Saadat Hasan Manto and Bhisham Sahni.

These historical personalities range from pakistn emperors Babur and Aurangzeb, Spanish adventurer Hernando Cortez, Lord Mountbatten, Adolf Hitler and Saddam Hussein, along with political leaders, religious zealots and even scheming Gods of mythology, many are accused of creating innumerable divided nations and people, and a legacy of hatred and distrust.

Kitne Pakistan by Kamleshwar… An epic… A must read

But the book does not try to elicit sympathy; instead, it stimulates the interest and curiosity to revisit history from different sources, to study the different aspects of various historical events and to look at them from perspectives of different historical figures. Sahitya Akademi, Official website. The history has documented the dilemma and grief of Jinnah and Nehru which will be saved for eternity.


Dikshant students stage ‘Kitne Pakistan ‘ “. At the same time the author taunts various writers from kamleshar partition era for being mere spectators of the dreadful events. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Views Read Edit View history. Archived from the original on What I like the most about the book is the use of allusions kamlesuwar various places suggesting the importance and responsibilities of literature and litterateur. You are commenting using your Twitter account. There are several instances in the novel where it is shown that how literature and writers are easily enticed by unrealistic romanticism. I came across some startling incidents from Mughal to British era while enjoying this historical novel.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: You are commenting using your WordPress. Kamleshwqr a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Also, history should never be read only from a single source.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. The author has woven all these strands seamlessly into a beautiful canvas called Kitne Pakistan. Moreover the novel is not only aboutit talks about different era, from mythologies to Taliban and Jessica Lal. Retrieved from ” https: Kamleshwar brings out the truth of life”. Inanother study, Kitne Pakistan: