Aired on: 24 Jul 2013

Mantos Uncle Sam in his time, and in ours

Manto, in his world vision was at least half a century ahead of his time, critics say. In his letters to Uncle SAM, he has presented stark truths of human society, which gives a snap shot of 1950s Pakistan. Despite his acumen he could not get a better response from the people to whom he belongs. In connection with the centennial birth celebrations of Manto, SDPI organized a seminar where Mantos vision was discussed through the prism of his letters to Uncle Sam. Raja Taimur Hassan has the more...

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