“The quilt” (“lihaaf” in urdu) is one of her famous short stories Lihaf: Translated from Urdu, a story by Ismat Chughtai. Whenever I get under my. URDU ADAB: Lihaf; a Famous Urdu Short Story by Ismat Chughtai. Sham Ki Barish (Rain of the Evening) an Urdu novelette based on love story. Lihaf A Beautiful Urdu Short Story By Ismat chughtai. لحاف. You might also like: حوا کی بیٹی تماشہ نہیں Hawa ki Beti Tamasha Nahi Hai A.

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She always had a light shawl on her. Today Ribbo and Begum Jan had an argument again. She stared at me. Begum Jan had a fit. They would just camp-in and help themselves to whatever they pleased. At an age when my sisters were collecting beaus, I was busy with boys and girls, strangers or not. You are running out of dresses.

Their fights scared the crap out of me. Today Irdu was visiting her very quarrelsome son.

Translated from Urdu, a story by Ismat Chughtai Whenever I get under my quilt in wintertime, I see these elephant-like shadows on the wall across, swaying from side to side; then, suddenly, my mind starts to race down the memory lane and I start remembering things. She was so sweet to me.


Unknown October 11, at 1: Whenever she turned in bed at nights, the quilt would make a different shadow on the wall across.

Lihaf: A story by Ismat Chughtai

A purple-color throw was lying by her feet. Just recite the Aytul Kursi to yourself. I kept scratching slowly.

chuughtai The lady Hrdu had characterized, met the author years later and said that because of this story she was able to leave her husband. Pages using citations with format and no URL.

Well, what can one say to this kind of story written in the society which did not permit women to write! But it is soon revealed that it is because his interests lie in the other gender. Qasim Jalal 2 Dr. Israr Ahmad 1 Dr.

I never saw her hair part not-straight…not one hair-strand out of place. But to live was her fate.

Her outspoken and controversial style of writing made her the passionate voice for the unheard, and she has become an inspiration for the younger generation of writers, readers and intellectuals.

Even now I get nauseous when I picture her face at that moment. Her eyelids ismst become even heavier, her lips had this black streak on them and, despite cold weather, tiny sweat-droplets sparkled on her lips and nose. Naseer Ahmad NAsir 2 Dr. Those deep eyes of Begum Jan—I was crying…from inside. That poor woman tried everything to get it cured. Begum Jan has had a very depressing life after marriage. Nice post and also informative.


URDU ADAB: Lihaf; a Famous Urdu Short Story by Ismat Chughtai

The whiter Begum Jan, the redder Ribbo, just like a burning red piece of hot iron. She moved around very little.

I lied awake under my quilt for hours. The poverty-stricken parents of this Begum Jan had married her off to a man who was a lot older than her but was pious and virtuous and never went near prostitutes.

These doctors are crazy. Mohsin Maghiana 1 Dr. Now that she started to change her clothes, I felt sick to my stomach. Ever since she married and came to this house, his relatives would drop-in and stay for months.