Khushwant-Singhs-Joke-Book – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) Born in , Khushwant Singh received his education in Lahore, Delhi and. Caustic columnist, noted contemporary fiction writer, and a poet of repute, Khushwant Singh was a man of many talents. But for the common. As publishing houses slowly give up on joke books, only those written by the prolific Singh remain in demand.

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Caustic columnist, noted contemporary fiction writer, and a poet of repute, Khushwant Jokws was a man of many talents. But for the common man, his most well known work will always be his joke books. Displayed prominently on road-side kiosks and railway stations, for most, he was India’s most well-known ‘funny man’.

After all, to the lay man Khushwant Singh was to Santa-Banta jokes, what Facebook is to our social lives. But are the days of these oft-repeated jokes and smses over?

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Harvinder Chowdhury, a Sikh lawyer has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against websites that have made a career out of such quips. Jokes such as these, make fun of an entire community, making them seem like people of ‘low intellect, stupid and foolish’, she argued in court. Despite the judge’s insistence that Sikhs themselves might object to such a PIL, a case has been registered and Harvinder has been given a month’s time to prepare.

Perhaps, we ought to prepare ourselves too. If this case follows through, we may no longer be able to crack jokes in general. Biharis, Gujaratis, Marwaris, Parsis et al might want a blanket on jokes against their communities as well.

Would this be the beginning of the end of jokes? Life in this age of bans, is becoming quite ridiculous. Santa said to Banta, “I have invented a new kind of computer which behaves like a human being”. Widows Santo and Banto were discussing about their husbands.

Khushwant Singh’s Joke Book 9 Quotes

Santa and Banta met on a village road. Santa was carrying a large gunny bag over his shoulder. Banto had gone to her parents for a week. So Banta started going to Santa’s for dinner. For the first five days Santa’s children welcomed khhshwant as chachaji.


But on the sixth day, they called him mamaji. Uncle, when you came today, Papa said to Mummy, ‘Phir aa gaya sala! Banta sent an sms to his pregnant wife.

Less than a minute later, the khushdant came on his phone and he started dancing. The report said, ‘delivered’.

In the world of jokes, Khushwant Singh is the only name that still sells

Will the JokeBan come through? Read the best of Khushwant Singh’s Santa-Banta jokes, before they get banned. Speed News Desk Updated on: Khushwant Singh jokes humour Supreme Court.