ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles by Sarvar V Sherry ChandSubscribe to Sarvar V Sherry Chand

Manto's Open It

In the absence of any social history of the Partition, literary texts tend to be treated as surrogate documentation of the period, helping us also to construct a certain understanding of the place of women in the Partition event. A reading of Sa'adat Hasan Manto's short story, Open It, brutally overturns several assumptions about the kind of violence most women became victims of.

Ideology as Social Practice-The Functioning of Varna

The current fashion of empirical studies on concrete castes, with its focus on diversity and complexity of the phenomenon, has displaced theoretical analyses of caste systems. On the other hand, systemic studies are either affected by the lbrahminical optic
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