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It is a minor thing but it keeps occurring again and again. But by knowing the realities of the Muslim fanatics of Pakistan and Bangladesh later, I guess it was much lesser than reality. Something, that many of us feel today when we come across such incidents. The book follows the story of one Sudhamay and his children Suranjan and Maya. This incident terribly traumatizes the girl and has such a negative effect on the psyche of the girl child that she is not able to behave normally for two months.

Certain questions like what the abductors must be doing with Maya; whether they may have tied up her legs and then raped her one by one; how she must be tolerating the pain; whether she would be living or dead etc.

There were no vivid descriptions of the trouble that the missing member lajjja the family undergoes, yet the innumerable probabilities haunt you. Some of them are banned in Bangladesh.

Lajja: Shame

As for Suronjon, his character showed immense development from the start till the end, which narin disgusting at times, and thoroughly admirable otherwise. Taslima requests Rajnath to grant long-term visa. As nation is a geo-political entity, so is the body of the woman which is marauded, tortured and abused simply because the narrow nationalistic ejglish fanatic mindset views it as an extension of the former thereby causing what has been discussed above as double marginalization of the women.


Just a moment while we sign you in englksh your Goodreads account. Nov 16, Sidharth Vardhan rated it really liked it Shelves: See all 5 questions about Lajja….

The Case of Taslima Nasreen of Bangladesh. Shikha Thakur is doing her M. Negeri dengan persoalan yang mirip dengan kita adalah India.

Nama depan saya adalah nama Muslim, sementara nama tengah saya diambil dari nama Sanskrit. Bagi umat yang mengaku diri mereka Muslim yang dengan niatan balas dendam atas hancurnya sebuah masjid di negara lain, menghancurkan kuil-kuil hindu, menjarah toko-toko milik orang Hindu, menjarah rumah, menculik gadis-gadis, dan memerkosanya.

But it’s an unequal country. Lajja dalam bahasa Bangladesh berarti malu, dan kalimat yg menjadi kuncinya adalah ” Biarlah agama berganti nama menjadi kemanusiaan “. Bagi pemerintah yang seharusnya melindungi warganegaranya. PTI Kolkata, September 15, Kaum fundamentalis Bangladesh secara sepihak telah mengganti asas negara itu.

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Lajja- Tasleema Nasrin

Author claims to have written this novel over a week of religious unrest, which escalated into demolition of century old temples and violence against minority Hindus, in retaliation to what happenings in India.

The book sometimes reads like fictionalized non-fiction with arguments and information being the key subject of book and story only getting the second seat. Obviously it was Hindus in India and not Bangladesh who were guilty of destroying mosque, but it has always been a tendency of weak minds to carry out their anger not on those who they are angry at, but on those on whom they can afford to be angry at. To be fair, such discrimination is present in some degree in most of Indian subcontinent countries.


Feminist Analysis of Taslima Nasrin’s Lajja – Spring Magazine on English Literature

A read for those who prefer non-fiction-alized read of historical narratives. Nasrln books with two authors. Dan nurani kita terluka. Nasrin’s characters realize that powerful will always oppress the weak — the men will oppress the women, the majority religion people will oppress the minorities, the rich will oppress the poor and so on.

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She had written this book like a documentary as a response to the series of communal violence that happened in Bangladesh after the demolition of Babri Masjid in Kironmoyee, Maya, and Shammima Begum are all compelled to behave as per the patriarchal norms, wherein Nasrin aims at highlighting the situation of women belonging to minority community of Hindus in Bangladesh, who had to go through a tough phase during the demolition of Babri Masjid in India.

And then the real trouble comes home, thrash everything around with brute force. What begins as a slow paced story spirals into a heartbraking account once the violence hits the protagonist and his family. Regarding disputed land, I’ve always believed like Suranjan that all religious places should be destroyed and houses for poor, orphanages, hospitals, schools etc- in short something actually useful should be built in their place, and if you have enough land for that already, sell the land and use the money for charitable purposes but am against destruction of worshipping place of one religion for building that of other.