Qissa - Land of Stories

The idea behind this podcast is to provide audio versions of some of the best Punjabi literary works. Every month 2 to 3 episodes would be released. This effort would be successful if through the episode you discover your next best Punjabi writer. Then you go on a journey to find, read, enjoy or buy their works. Concept by, creator & narrator: Navjinder. Site: qissa.navjinderism.com Contact: qissa [at] navjinderism [dot] com

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S01 Ep01 - Saadat Hasan Manto - Toba Tek Singh


"Toba Tek Singh" is a short story written by Saadat Hasan Manto and published in 1955. It follows inmates in a Lahore asylum, some of whom are to be transferred to India following the independence of Pakistan in 1947. The story is a "powerful satire" on the relationship between India and Pakistan.

Credits: Wikipedia.com

Music Credits:

Plaint Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Categories | Manto


Filetype: MP3 - Size: 33.97MB - Duration: 20:33 m (231 kbps 44100 Hz)


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  2. Metaphysik
  3. Plaint
  4. Despair and Triumph
  5. Mesmerize
  6. Bittersweet
  7. Frost Waltz (Alternate)

Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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