Madness in Manto’s ‘Toba Tek Singh’

Saadat Hasan Manto's short story 'Toba Tek Singh' (1955) was written in the aftermath of the Partition of India and Pakistan that accompanied independence in 1947 and satirises the insanity of the violence of partition. The satire is achieved by making a mental asylum the primary setting of the story and its inmates, including the … Continue reading Madness in Manto’s ‘Toba Tek Singh’