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Ismat Chughtai (1915–1991), Indian Urdu writer, best known for short stories including "Lihaaf" ("The Quilt", 1942) and "Chu Mui" (1952).

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Are romantic relationships where one character has fair skin and the other dark a motif of Ismat Chughtai's stories?

I've been reading some short stories by Ismat Chughtai, where I've noticed a repeating motif of romantic relationships in which one person has light skin and the other has dark. The Veil: "At ...
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