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Raavi Paar and other stories

Rupa Publications India
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Raavi Paar is a collection of short stories by Gulzar that do not adhere to a particular theme but address different human emotions. The first story of the book, which is also its title, is a narration from the author’s own life, against the backdrop of Indian Partition. Raavi Paar is a poignant, telling story of a couple who’s on their way to India on a train that is brimming with people. The couple also has two little baby boys and loses them both due to chaos and confusion in the train. This is an account just one family during partition while so many others shared the same fate.