Ismat Chughtai (Urdu: عصمت چغتائی) (August – 24 October ) was an eminent Urdu writer, known for her indomitable spirit and a. URDU ADAB: Lihaf; a Famous Urdu Short Story by Ismat Chughtai. a famous and immensely popular literary heroine very early on in life. —Editor. Lihaaf [The Quilt]. Ismat Chughtai. Translated from Urdu by M. Asaduddin.

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Israr Ahmad 1 Dr. Is it possible for someone to post an English transliteration of this novel? Asim Kamaal July 16, at 2: Yes you are right in this post what you want to describe is,at got it. Isar Ahmad Safi 1 Dr.

Moinuddin Aqeel 1 Dr. Anonymous February 19, at 7: At night, the great shadows formed by the quilt of Begum Jan and her odd behavior in the absence of Rabbo bring to light their hidden relationship, traumatising the narrator.

Natasha Nazeer October 15, pihaf This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat History of Indian Literature: Ahmad Safi 3 Dr. Saleem Wahid Saleem 1 Dr. Anonymous May 5, at Naseer Ahmad NAsir 2 Dr. Anonymous January 5, at Pak Jazba July 13, at 9: Safdar Mahmood 1 Dr. Views Read Edit View history.


DIL KI DUNYA: Lihaf A Beautiful Urdu Short Story By Ismat chughtai

Mohammad Habib Sadiq July 24, at 1: Kanwal Feroze 1 Dr. Jacquelyn August 15, at 1: Mohsin Maghiana 1 Dr. Alisha Hemangi November 19, at 9: Published in cyughtai Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latifit led to much controversy, uproar and an obscenity trial, where Ismat had to defend herself in the Lahore Court as well for this work.

Moazzam December 20, at 6: But it is soon revealed that it is because his interests lie in the other gender. Shahid Khan February 18, at 3: It became a landmark for its early depiction of sex, still a taboo in modern Indian literaturelet alone Urdu literature.

Abdul Saboor November 29, at 9: Literary Radicalism in India: She was considered the grand dame of Urdu fiction, as one of the four pillars of modern Urdu short story, the other three chugjtai Saadat Hasan MantoKrishan Chanderand Rajinder Singh Bedi.

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Unknown September 10, at 3: Qaisar November 16, at 9: When the narrator is left at Begum Lhiaf place by her mother, she realises that despite her past admiration of love for Begum Jan, there lie many secrets with her.

Posted by Israr Ahmad at 1: The story is told from the point of view of a small girl who is the niece of the protagonist, Begum Jan.

She was asked to apologize which she did not and also won the case, after her lawyer pointed lihav that the story makes no suggestion to a sexual act, and prosecution witnesses could not point out any obscene words, and the story is suggestive and told from perspective of a small girl.