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Birth anniversary of Saadat Hasan Manto observed
May 11, 2020

108th birth anniversary of renowned short story writer of Urdu language Saadat Hasan Manto was observed on Sunday (10 May, 2020).

He was born at Ludhiana in British India on May 11, 1912.

Some of his most praised works include Thanda Gosht, Khol Do, Toba Tek Singh, Iss Manjdhar Mein and Babu Gopi Nath.

He published twenty-two collections of short stories, one novel, five collections of radio plays, three collections of essays, and two collections of personal sketches.

He died on January 18, 1955, in Lahore at the age of 42.

Meanwhile, Google is paying tribute to prominent Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto with a doodle on his 108th birthday today.

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