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Kothe Kharak Singh: A Story Of Three Generations

Kothe Kharak Singh: A Story Of Three Generations

  • Author: Ram Sarup Ankhi, Avtar Singh Judge
  • Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
  • ISBN: 8126022728
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Kothe Kharak Singh is a novel of epic dimensions spanning a period of three generations. It covers a period starting after 1940-42 and goes on to the ushering in of Janata Party's rule after the emergency and then Indira Gandhi's return to power. Such a long narration, having so many characters, with their different natures, and temperaments and different relationships with their peculiar problems, in the background of distinctive culture prevailing in the villages, the erosion of human values, the deep impact of politics on the changing village culture after 1947, intrusion of politics into religion and interference of religion in politics. The writer has accommodated all that in this great creation.

The novel first published in 1985. For this novel Ram Sarup Ankhi received Sahitya Akademi award in 1987. The novel has been translated into 10 languages.

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