Story satirizes & literalizes the madness that was the partition of India in 1947.
Story summary.A couple of years after partition, the two countries have decided to exchange the inmates of their respective lunatic asylums, based on the religion of the inmates. The story, set in a lunatic asylum in Lahore, expresses the reactions of various inmates following the news of exchange.
Fact sheet.First published: in Urdu in 1955. Where?
Download full text of English tranlation by Frances W Pritchett or uncredited Hindi translation from Columbia University. (I've personally read only the Hindi version)