Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Lajja has ratings and reviews. I had been looking forward to reading author Taslima Nasrin’s Lajja since a very long .. Shelves: indian-non-english. Writer Taslima Nasreen during the launch of her first poetry of the controversial novel Lajja, a fresh English translation of the Bengali work by.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. The Babri Masjid demolition in India triggers violence that shakes the family. One of the most serious reads I have read till egnlish.

Lajja (English) (Paperback)

You want to cling to that hope that, no matter what the family has gone through, Maya will return and “everything will be all right. Good, important subject but bad storytelling in my opinion. Taslima Nasrin mencoba memasukkan kisah terbentuknya negara Bangladesh, dari negara pecahan India dan Pakistan. Novel ini lebih tepat adalah kumpulan berita yang di ceritakan oleh tokoh rnglish. Secularism is the answer in Indian subcontinent but in an impoverished society where resources are scarce and development opportunities few, how do you promote secularism over opportunism?

Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin

View all 12 comments. Taslima should get permanent residency, says Katju. Kaum fundamentalis Bangladesh taslia sepihak telah mengganti asas negara itu. The mindset of Muslim predators is explained in the story line. A very nominal sum is allotted for minority religions — in fact masrin times that sum goes only to rehabilitation of those who chose to converted to Islam. Yet it is in the name of religion that there has been so much disturbance, bloodshed and persecution. A feminist writer denounces treatment of women as objects of lust, physical and psychological violence.

Perubahan yg radikal juga terjadi pada Sudhamoy. Belonging to a minority engljsh Hinduthe Dutta family faces multitude of problems solely for the reason of being a Hindu. This novel tells about the miserable lives of Hindus in Bangladesh. But Suranjan doesn’t have our sympathies yet.


May 21, Book’d rated it liked it. And then I heard a voice of a friend, saying that Basrin should not read such “controversial” books. Paperback No of Pages: Membaca novel ini bikin capek hati Thus, one may observe how revengefulness virtually annihilates humaneness which affects women most adversely.

Suranjan can no lajha look at any Muslim without suspicion. Aksi anti hindu yg terjadi di negeri ini sangat mengguncang Suranjan.

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. Kaum hindu merupakan kaum minoritas di Bangladesh.

Kironmoyee as a mother is expected to be gentle, tasli,a and understanding.

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Islam mandates purity and virginity as virtues. Negeri dengan persoalan yang mirip dengan kita adalah India. Let the edifices of religions crumble, let a blind fire consume all the bricks in temples, mosques gurdwaras and churches, and on those ruins let us grow enchanting Gardens of sweet-smelling flowers and build schools and libraries. That how, religion can convert some people into monsters! Hardly many of us come across stories of horrors from these communal riots, but when they do come to light, it is hard for us to believe that fellow humans could turn into such animals.

The helplessness of Hindu I read this book in my late teenage.

Lajja: Shame

Preview fnglish Lajja by Taslima Nasrin. Goodreads helps taxlima keep track of books you want to read. To quote from englissh text: Pain of parents and Suranjan has been described in a picture perfect way. This brand-new translation marks the twentieth anniversary of this controversial novel. 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.


Suranjan kept abusing the system and his own incapability to retaliate. 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. He still believes that the country one day will accept as he is, as a Hindu living without fear in his homeland.

Taslima requests Taslkma to grant long-term visa. It nonetheless sold 50, copies in the six months after its publication. Furthermore, in LajjaNasrin shows how women are doubly jeopardized—on the basis of sex and on the basis of nationality which is identical with religion.

Karena kucing memiliki identitas bersama. The doctor-turned-author, who has been living in exile since then, lajna refuge in India in after a long stay in Europe.

Numerous tales of heroic women killing themselves rather than succumbing to sexual assault are very much a part of Bangladeshi folk culture. Plot summary from Wikipedia Sudhamoy, the patriarch nasrjn the family, feels that Bangladesh, his motherland, shall never let him down.

Articles with short description Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Bengali-language text. Instead of religious laws, she maintains, what is needed is a uniform civil code that accords women equality and justice.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The book was first published inand was subsequently banned in Bangladesh, and a few states of India. Mungkin saja kejadian ini jg dialami oleh negara lain dlm bentuk yg berbeda. Pada tanggal 6 Desember terjadi naasrin mesjid Babri ini oleh umat Hindu.