The Ghat of the Only world is a friend’s homage to a friend almost in the manner of the Romantic Essayists. In this essay, the writer Amitav Ghosh recalls all the memories of his beloved friend Aga Shahid Ali.
Summary and Explanation of The Ghat of The Only World by Amitav Ghosh Class 11th There are two characters in this chapter. These two characters are Amitava Ghosh and Aga Shahid Ali. Amitava Ghosh is the author of the essay
Ghat is a Kashmiri word sometimes also used in Urdu. It implies the spot at a river bank from where the boats withdraw to another side. The ghat of the main world implies that after a man finishes his adventure in this world he feels at the entryway of the other world. In this manner, it has been used as a metaphor of death. It implies the point from where a man departs to a different universe what is commonly called hereafter