Train to Pakistan is a historical novel by writer Khushwant Singh, published in 1956. It recounts the Partition of India in August 1947 through the perspective of Mano Majra, a fictional border village.
Khushwant Singh is India’s best-known writer and columnist. He has been founder-editor of Yojana, and editor of the Illustrated Weekly of India, the National Herald and the Hindustan Times. He is also the author of several books which include the novels I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale, Delhi, The Company of Women and Burial at Sea; the classic two-volume A History of the Sikhs; and a number of translations and non-fiction books on Sikh religion and culture, Delhi, nature, current affairs and Urdu poetry. His autobiography, Truth, Love and a Little Malice, was published in 2002.
Khuswant Singh’s Novel ,,Train to Pakistan , brings forth a picture of bestial horrors enacted on the Indo Pakistan border during the partition days of August 1947. … To Khushwant Singh, this was a period of great disillusionment and crisis of values, a distressing and disintegrating period of his life.
Train to Pakistan Written By Khushwant Singh