Not sure if we have a thread on him...
May 11th was the birth Centenary of the Indian born, lived in Pakistan after partition, Urdu writer Saadat Hasan manto.
Prolific writer in Urdu, mostly wrote short stories ( only one novel) apart from being a script writer(for films and radio) and journalist. His writing, mostly about the aftermath of the "bloody" partition of India and Pakistan ( scores of people on both the sides have died) and the plight of the poor people caught in between two countries, are widely read and appreciaed.
You can read his most acknowledged short story, "Toba Tek Singh", here.