Author: Rajinder Singh Bedi
Translator(s)/ Edito: Avtar Singh Judge
Publisher: Sahitya Akademi
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8126017996
Ek Chadar Maili Si, originally written in Urdu, is and extraordinary tale of ordinary people thrown together without choice.
Rano, the heroine goaded by an inner psychic urge to survive, is forced to marry, Mangal, her brother-in-law, who is a good ten years younger than her and whom she had looked upon as a son.
Ason who had protected her all along form the wrath of his elder brother Tiloka, who was a sadist. In this passion we find the traditional combination of the mother, sister and the prostitute.