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Sunehra Sarp/ Golden snake by Jaishankar Prasad

Sunehra Sarp/ Golden snake by Jaishankar Prasad

About the author- He was one of the most famous figures in modern Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre. He promulgated ‘Chhayavad’ a literary trend in ...

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Ack Thoo! / Aakh Thoo by Premnath ‘Dar’

Ack Thoo! / Aakh Thoo by Premnath ‘Dar’

About the author- Premnath ‘Dar’ was a short story Urdu writer from Kashmir.  His writings are seen as progressive writings of mid twentieth century.  The ...

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Phoolo’s kurta/ Phoolo ka kurta by Yashpal

Phoolo’s kurta/ Phoolo ka kurta by Yashpal

  About the author– Yashpal was a revolutionary writer and has written a lot on political and social matters.  He received the Sahitya Akademi Award ...

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Mithai wala/Sweet seller by  Pandit Bhagwati Prasad Vajpayee

Mithai wala/Sweet seller by Pandit Bhagwati Prasad Vajpayee

Roaming in the narrow streets he called out in his sweetest voice- To entertain the children, toy seller! He uttered this incomplete sentence in such ...

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Installment by Bhagwati Charan Verma

Installment by Bhagwati Charan Verma

About the author:  Bhagwati Charan Verma was one of the leading writers in Hindi. He wrote many novels, his best work was Chitralekha (1934), which ...

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Laila ki Shaadi/ Laila’s wedding by Radhakrishnan

Laila ki Shaadi/ Laila’s wedding by Radhakrishnan

In the end Laila’s mother gave in and said- “ I will give Laila’s hand to Majnu in marriage.” Everyone who heard this news was ...

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Apne Aangan Se Dur/ Away from Home by Khadija Mastoor

Apne Aangan Se Dur/ Away from Home by Khadija Mastoor

Translator’s Note –  The translation of the title of the story as well as certain sentences in the story has been done to capture the ...

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Ladai/ War by Bhuvneshwar

Ladai/ War by Bhuvneshwar

The train that started from Chandpur was running late by twenty five minutes. The P.W.I trolley was being attached to the train and the pathetic ...

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Kanjoos aur Sona/ The Miser and his Gold by Suryakant Tripathi ‘ Nirala’

Kanjoos aur Sona/ The Miser and his Gold by Suryakant Tripathi ‘ Nirala’

About the author- Suryakant Tripathi ‘ Nirala’  was a well known  a poet, novelist, essayist and story-writer of the moder Hindi literature. Nirala pioneered the Chhayavaad movement ...

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Chor/ Thief by Rashid Jahan- A tranlsation

Chor/ Thief by Rashid Jahan- A tranlsation

About the author-  Rashid Jahan inaugurated a new era of Urdu literature written by women. She wrote short-stories and plays and is perhaps best remembered for ...

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