CHAPTER – II. Chaman Nahal’s Azadi. Like Train to Pakistan, Chaman Nahal‟s Azadi also focuses mainly on Partition – the factors leading to Partition and its. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Azadi [Chaman Nahal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nahal’s first novel.

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A sizable majority of the Hindu families of Sialkot shift to the newly set up refugee camp for safety, and those residing in Bibi Amar Vati’s two houses on the Fort Street do also move there on August 2,under Lala Kanshi Ram’s leadership.

Azadi by Chaman Nahal

Return to Book Page. Published December 28th by Ind-U. The madness was so atrocious that almost 70 years later, we still hear its reverberations.

He was also a fellow at Cambridge College in and worked as columnist for the Indian Expresswriting a column, Talking about Books from to Azadi has three parts: A Poetics of Postmodernism: History might consider it as bahal statistics or collateral damage, but individuals who bahal and survived to tell th S. Ach rated it liked it Shelves: He has ceased to hate the Muslims. In their own turn the Hindus and the Sikhs think only of how to defend them- selves against the impending attacks of the frenzied and fanatical mobs of Muslims.


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Now share the story Too bad. The novel brings out certain historical realities which demand attention and makes one realise the enormity of this tragedy Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book is not exactly a literary achievement. Each one of these titles bears tremendous psychological significance, and taken together they do form a meaningful sequence.

Jagmohan Singh rated it chqman liked it Oct 29, It caught the imagination of the entire nation, no less the Indo- English writers. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat Azadi by Chaman Nahal. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The novel informs to a greater degree than it involves the foreordained inevitability of that East-West cliche? Aug 03, Khan Askar rated it it was amazing. Log In Sign Up.

The lack of national preparation for Partition was humiliating, he says.

See all 6 questions about Azadi…. In the sickening climate of communal bittereness and hatred, even the pure and profound Arun-Nur love relationship ceases to be a private love affair and acquires communal or political overtones. It is not only a recreation of a historical event but an imaginative revisioning of a chamaan epoch.



Harshraj Upadhyay rated it it was bby Sep 07, Divya Bisht rated it really liked it Mar 30, Jawaharlal Nehru as a Man of Letters. Pankaj rated it it was amazing Dec 19, Tanya rated it really liked it Mar 08, The madness was so atrocious that almost 70 year India’s independence didn’t come easy. A sweeping shattering saga of the colossal tragedy and disruption that accompanied the partition and independence in the Indian subcontinent.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nahsl rated it really liked it Nov 12, Do You Like This Story? Indian freedom movement and the consequent emergence of the chamman states, Pakistan and India, acquired a huge dimension in the history of South Asia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Neither it provokes thoughts to treat the time differently. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.