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A story like this is not just to be read and put back in the closet, it is a prophecy to be heard before it is too late. Lajja is a most popular (Famous) book of Taslima Nasrin. Just click & download. If you want to read online, please go to (✅Click For Read Online) button and. Lingering Shame. Taslima Nasrin wrote Lajja, previously translated as Shame, in , after four novels and several collections of poetry and.

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From last two days I’ve been devouring this book, satiating my curiosity as to why Taslima Nasrin, the writer, was shunned, a Fatwa was charted out for her and she was driven out of her homeland.

In most of her writings, Nasrin gives evidences of her feminist leanings as she delineates situations pertaining to subjugation and marginalization of women by men who have patriarchal mindset. Their discussions and deliberations cause such a delay that Suronjon’s sister Maya, the sanest and rational voice in the story, is abducted from their home, right in front of her parents.

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Kata “lajja” dalam bahasa Bengali berarti “malu”. As a result of it, they decide to leave for India. I think I was fourteen years old when I first picked up a battered second-hand copy of Lajja Shame by Taslima Nasrin in a bookstore.

Taslima Nasrin mencoba memasukkan kisah terbentuknya negara Bangladesh, dari negara pecahan India dan Pakistan. This was a novel I had been wanting to read for a long time but never had enough guts to do so. Nilanjana curses her brother’s apathy and coaxes his brother to take the family to a Muslim friend’s house for safety. Instead of religious laws, she maintains, what is needed is a uniform civil code that accords women equality and justice.

Your heart goes out to him. Which translated version of this book is better to read, English or Hindi? During riots, all the toxins in people’s minds are released. She often gives the death toll of riots in India.

Sudhamoy, an atheist, believes with a naiv The Duttas – Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, and their two children, Suranjan and Maya – have lived in Bangladesh all their lives. The book is a laudable work of courage, and it lifts the smoke screen from the pretentious secularism to reveal inequality and fascist fundamentalism.

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Shikha Thakur is doing her M. The crumbling of Maya’s character can be sensed from the very beginning of Lajja, but it comes so swiftly that it leaves you stunned. The novel follows the disillusionment of this father and son about their country. At times you will feel sheer hatred towards the crime committed against a specific sect, and at times you feel pity towards humans who take religion above everything else in this world.

View all 34 comments. Our official history removes such gruesome details for suit their political agenda. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Namun, karena persoalan agama Hindu dan Islam yang terus-menerus meminta korban jiwa, maka lalu kelompok Islam memisahkan diri menjadi Pakistan yang sekarang. Nasrin dedicated the book “to the people of the Indian subcontinent ,” beginning the text with the words, “let another name for religion be humanism. I struggled to finish the book as the story dragged over the same points over and over again.

At every bend, Sudhamoy and his family suffer humiliation as a result of anti-minority policies crafted by the lawmakers, but Sudhamoy never once thinks about leaving his land. Punya hak-kah orang lain untuk mendakwa saya masuk golongan tertentu? The Babri Masjid demolition in India triggers violence that shakes the family.

Potensi konflik antar agama kemudian mengakar, mengancam, dan di perparah dengan adanya jurang antara miskin dan kaya. Hasan Al i want read this book. But again, the men of the Dutta household decide to stay back despite the persistent requests of the women. Otherwise, why would the Bangla Islamic extremists decide to kill their own hindu brethren for demolition of Babri Masjid in India by Indian Hindus?

Sat, Sep 27 But at the same time you still understand his love for the country for which Hindus and Muslims together fought for independence.

But after demolition of Babri Masjid and inhuman killings on the streets of Bangladesh, Suronjon’s views are changing rapidly. I salute the courage of Taslima for telling the truth in best way.

Lajja: Shame

The schools have special Islamic classes which makes minority kids feel alienated. Such that, the female member, however, is tyrannized and is expected to behave according to an established patriarchal norm.


Alcoholism is only religion that provides services of instant Utopia for price of a few bucks and a bit of hangover. By the way of story, Taslima Nasrin puts up an ideological debate about how secularism is an essential tenet of democracy and how a minor As a story per se, it is about the riots that happen in Bangladesh as an aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition and how a Hindu family pays a heavy price because its men happen to be too idealistic.

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Sudhamoy believes that Bangladesh is his country, where he lived his whole life and will die also in it’s arm. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Her abductors threatened Premanand Seal and his family but the police took no action when informed. The theme of the novel is the evil side of communalism which unfortunately is still relevant in the sub-continent even after more than two decades since the book was This is the book which made the author a household name in India after she had to leave her country Bangladesh post this book started being talked about everywhere.

Maya was a special character and the hero of the book. A man who believed that both the communities can live peacefully together now witnesses only death and destruction.

The mindset of Muslim predators is explained in the story line. Sayang sekali novel ini lebih mirip pada kumpulan berita, sehingga terkesan membosankan.

The act of a few barbaric people affect lives of taelima innocent citizens. For an excerpt from the book, visit www. The book is set in the back-drop of riots that followed demolition of Babri Masjid. In fact, it is only now on reading Lajja, a good twenty years since the llajja was launched, that I found out how the demolition of Babri Ma Thirsting for my motherland’s love In the winter ofshortly after Lajja was released, I remember participating in a Quiz contest and being asked to name the author of Lajja.

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