The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
- Mignon McLaughlin
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I am a student of B.A. English (Hons) at Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi. I am greatly interested in political satire, Sufi poetry and Partition literature. Story-telling and story-telling are two activities I immensely enjoy because recording narratives, records lives.
The story is set in contemporary rural Punjab and revolves around the lives of an old couple in search of their son. It shifts back and forth between time periods, the present and the past. The word Khaak means dust, evoking the meaning ‘we emerge from dust and to dust we will return'. But,...