Caustic columnist, noted contemporary fiction writer, and a poet of repute, Khushwant Singh was a man of many talents. But for the common. Whether it was one-liners like these, or more elaborate jokes, anecdotes or riddles that would go on for several paragraphs, Khushwant Singh. Kakey da hotel is a very popular eating-place in Connaught Circus It started off as a humble Kakey da Dhaaba with stools and charpaees laid out on the.

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After much thought he wrote: You don’t know how to read or write? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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The one who fails in both, we call husband. He was allotted a middle seat but decided to take the window seat jokee, which had been allotted to an old lady.

Publishing houses like Ramesh Publishers, Pustak Mahal and Rohan Book Company, which published numerous joke compilations in the past, have all but abandoned the genre. One writer who has compiled such jokes in the past for Pustak Mahal is Deepu Paul. My colleague Kishwar Rosha now Desai and I were cub reporters and decided to visit him in the guest house where he was staying even though our paper wanted not a word on this ‘Mrs.


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Not being a great fan or for that matter from the inner circle of Khushwant Singh, yet I was taken aback and almost offended on his behalf. The one commodity we Indians are never short of — natural gas. The air hostess went up to the co-pilot.

At 97, he continues to charm his readers and when time comes to bid adieu his will be a formidable legacy of books. What does your stomach have to do with Legislative Assemblies or Parliament?

Tell me what is Oxford. It is indeed a very interesting brush with the pen by Chandigarh-based artist Satwant Singh who made some odd humorous drawings all in the honour of the bearded man in a bulb. Orient recently published a collection of jhushwant by Sudhir Mudgal but we have hardly sold any copies. Khushwant Singh, the late author and journalist, was famous for such jokes.

Then she said, “Oh! I have four children Astrologer: But on the sixth day, they called him mamaji.

A reader of his from the s, when he published some of his brilliant translations of short stories of writers like Qurratulain Hyder, Amrita Pritam and Dalip Kaur Tiwana, translated some fine Urdu poetry and also wrote funnily shocking pieces on the rosy backsides of monkeys. So some more to record the years that followed,” says the artist for whom it is a labour of love.


The last one was published intwo years before Singh died at the age of Whether it was one-liners like these, or more elaborate jokes, anecdotes or riddles that would go on for several paragraphs, Khushwant Singh could keep a reader amused for hours. But publishers say the genre is not commercially viable any more.

One of his books, School Time Jokesis a slim volume containing jokes that he had started collecting since his college days. O bolo ta ra ra. In fact, they still sell at a time when most publishers are giving up on the format.

Chhattisgarh election results I am In The Well: The Wife got up in temper, stuffed a few saris in her joeks and was marchin He was in a wheelchair with an IV drip and both legs in casts.

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Last year my wife died, I put B. If this case follows through, we may no longer be able to crack jokes in general.

Would this be the beginning of the end of jokes? Trouble Of Angrezee Learning: Husband and Wife Quarrel: Counting of votes begins.