Google celebrates _________________ Pakistani writer, playwright and poet on his 108th birth anniversary with a doodle on May 11, 2020.

A. Ismat Chughtai
B. Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi
C. Saadat Hasan Manto
D. Faiz Ahmed Faiz

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C. Saadat Hasan Manto

Explanation: With 22 collections of short stories, 1 novel, 5 series of radio plays, 3 collections of essays and 2 collections of personal sketches, Manto set the benchmark for exemplary, progressive writing and is held in high esteem, by critics, fellow writers and fans till date. Known for his 'controversial' content, he was tried for obscenity six times - thrice in British India before 1947, and thrice in Pakistan after. The doodle was designed by Pakistani Illustrator, Shehzil Malik.


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