Krishn Chander was a celebrated Urdu fiction writer. He was awarded the Padmabhushan by the Government of India in the year 1969 for his commendable contribution in the fields of literature and education. His other famous works include, Ek Gadhe ki Aatmakatha, Ek Gadha Nefa Mein, Ek Gadhe ki Waapsi, Ek Violin Samundar ke Kinaare, Toofan ki Kaliyaan, Carnival, Yaadon ke Chinaar, Mitti ke Sanam, Raet ka Mahal, Kagaz ki Naav, Dil Daulat aur Duniya, Pyaasi Dharti ke Pyaase Log and Jamun ka Ped. His works have been translated into almost all Indian languages.This book contains a social satire series in three parts. The first is called Ek Gadhe ki Aatmakatha. It is a whole other matter that it is actually written by the celebrated satirist writer, Krishna Chander. The author offers a critique of the social and political absurdities as well as of the human psychology in modern times. His critique is sharp, incisive and hits too close to home. In the second part of this aatmakatha, Ek Gadhe ki Waapsi, where the protagonist donkey meets prominent political leaders, he also comes across merchants and moneylenders. In the midst of all this, he then falls in love.