Manto’s 103rd birth anniversary today

ISLAMABAD: Birth anniversary of renowned fiction and short story writer Saadat Hasan Manto is being celebrated today.


He was born in Toba Tek Singh on May 11, 1912.

Manto wrote more than two hundred short stories. He also tried his hand at writing plays and essays.

Manto has been known in select circles in India and Pakistan for some time, but the day has now surely dawned for his reputation to spread to the four corners of the earth.