Divya by Yashpal (Translation – Anand)

Reading ‘This is not that dawn‘ was a fulfilling experience, one that stayed on in my consciousness much after I had put the book down. I was intrigued by the author and wanted to know more about him and read more of his writings. Incidentally, I had picked up one of Yashpal’s other works on an […]

This is not that dawn (Jhoota Sach) by Yashpal (translated by Anand)

Ye daagh daagh ujaalaa, ye shab-gaziida sahar, Vo intizaar thaa jis-kaa, ye vo sahar to nahiin Ye vo sahar to nahiin jis-kii aarzu lekar Chale the yaar ke mil-jayegi kahiin na kahin… (Translation by Agha Shahid Ali : These tarnished rays, this night-smudged light This is not that Dawn for which, ravished with freedom, we had set […]

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