Azadi: Partition Holocaust
Chaman Nahal’s Azadi, concludes on a note of forgiveness as the only means through which Indians can recover their sanity. And Lala Kanshi Ram, the protagonist of the novel, feels that to live at peace with oneself, one must cease to hate and learn to forgive. Thus humanism is very transparent in Nahal’s Novels. Azadi by Chaman Nahal accepts the partition as a fact, an inevitable happening and he does not blame anybody for the partition but he effectively showcases the excruciating pain, repercussions after independence in 1947 and halocaust experienced by people around.
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