Train to Pakistan Topics for Discussion

Khushwant Singh
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What is the significance of rain in Mano Majra?

What is the significance of Mano Majra's train station? What might it symbolize?

To what extent do you think the author blames any one group in the religious conflicts at the partition in 1947 for what happened? Does he see the blame as spread around? Why do you think this?

Explain the contrast between Iqbal and Jugga, physically, emotionally, and in terms of their characters and personal growth throughout the book.

What is ironic about the fact that Jugga saved the town Muslims rather than Iqbal?

Why is Hukum Chand significant to the story? How does he grow over the course of the book? What role does Haseena play in his growth?

What do you think the overall moral of Train to Pakistan is?

Is the author out to critique Iqbal in the book? Or even...

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