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Freedom of expression: K. A. Abbas and his Sardarji

There is a chapter Perils of Progressive Literature in Khwaja Ahmad Abbas’s autobiography (I am not an Island: An Experiment in Autobiography, Imprint 2010), which offers us a detailed account of the controversy around his short story Sardarji (1948). Written in a polemical yet informative tone, this description could also be used to understand the sequence of events that makes this controversy politically as well as intellectually relevant even today.    


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