The death anniversary of Urdu story and film writer, radio script writer and journalist Saadat Hasan Manto was observed on Saturday.
Manto wrote two hundred and fifty short stories, a novel, five collections of radio plays, three collections of essays and two collections of personal sketches.
Some of his publications are, Atishpare, Manto Ke Afsane, Dhuan, Afsane Aur Drame, Laazat-e-Sang, Thanda Gosht, Baghair Ijazat, Burque, Ratti, Masha, Tolah.
Some of his works have been translated in other languages as well.
He died on 18th January, 1955 in Lahore.