The Skeleton by Amrita Pritam

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Pinjar (Punjabi: ਪਿੰਜਰ, Urdu: پنجر‎, Hindi: पिंजर, English/Translation: The Skeleton) is a 1950 Punjabi novel written by noted poet and novelist Amrita Pritam. It is the story of a Hindu girl, Puro, abducted by a Muslim man, Rashid whose parents refuse to recover the defiled girl when she manages a run to her parents from Rashid's home. Pinjar is believed to be the best literature written with backdrop of Partition of India. - Wikipedia

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