‘Galli’

Ashraf Saboohi
2016

Ashraf Suboohi, who is a noteworthy sketch-writer, stands apart is his use of phraseology and the milieu he paints. In his excerpt on ‘Galli’, he talks about the culture that surrounds local streets, he recalls his childhood memories to highlight various street activities and the impact those local streets had on him as a person. He is of the view that with time the cultureassociated with streets is fading. Moreover, he believes that unlike the past, importance of streets in literature is diminishing.