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Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

01 January 2022

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. This little-known essay on the tragedy by Saadat Hasan Manto was published just a week after the event in the October 23, 1951, edition of the...

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Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. This little-known essay on the tragedy by Saadat Hasan Manto was published just a week after the event in the October 23, 1951, edition of the daily Afaq published from Lahore. It is the very first essay by any writer on the subject.

01 January 2022
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