Lajja is the story of the Dutta family; Suranjan Dutta, a Bengali Hindu, lives in Dhaka with his father Sudhamoy, mother Kironmoyee, and sister. Lajja (Shame) is the live depiction of the ethnic cleansing in Bangladesh. The Dutta family living in Bangladesh all their lives refused to live the country in spite of. Directed by Dayal Acharya. With Haradhan Bannerjee, Raja Chatterjee, Dipankar Dey, Rajatabha Dutta.

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Belonging to a minority community Hinduthe Dutta family faces multitude of problems solely for the reason of being a Hindu. A good choice of topic sshame a little bit bad way of storytelling. About Taslima Nasrin Taslima Nasreen is a Bengali physician-turned-author, ardent feminist and human rights activist, known for her powerful, albeit controversial, compositions on secularism and the oppression women face.

It must be available. Published by Penguin first published Maya was a special character and the hero of the book.

Lajja: Shame | Taslima Nasrin | Book Review

By the way of story, Taslima Nasrin puts up an ideological debate about how secularism is an essential tenet of democracy and how a minority community – Hindus in Bangladesh – is undermined in every way possible when a particular religion – Islam – is shwme the national religion and how that essentially changes the thinking of the people. Saat teman-teman, tetangga, dan kerabatnya berobondong-bondong meninggalkan Banglades menuju India untuk menyelamatkan diri, Sudhamoy sekeluarga tetap bertahan dengan sebongkah keyakinan bahwa biar bagaimanapun yang terbaik adalah tetap tinggal di tanah airnya sendiri, kalau perlu sampai ajal menjemput.

Open Preview See a Problem? But at the same time you still understand his love for the country for which Hindus and Muslims together fought for independence.

Lajja – Wikipedia

Top Rated Indian Movies. All the characters talked like newspapers. May 30, Arvind rated it liked it Shelves: Why not anyone in this world stopping this cradle of Extremism which is digesting nation after nation slowly in name of Human rights, Secularism, Liberalism, minority appeasement. This is a great novel indeed.

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Dark and twisted, it explores the grim underbelly shaame our history, and religions. Mulai kini biarlah rumah ibadah menjadi akademi seni, sekolah seni rupa, balai diskusi sains. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Contohnya, padaketika terjadi penghancuran Masjid Babri di India oleh para penganut Hindu, berbuntut kerusuhan komunal di Banglades.

Mar 23, Sajid Ali rated it liked it. Hindus are like their slaves and have to hide their identity more often than not. Than lxjja alone sister had been abducted by seven and eight young Muslims for rape or might be for sex slaves hsame their harems. But I personally think the work should be appreciated as an honest emotion towards the minority Hindu community in an Islamic country by a woman of the majority community.

When you read Lajja, it challenges your thought process. Lajja dalam bahasa Bangladesh berarti malu ,novel fiksi yang bersumber dari fakta yang nyata tentang 13 hari kehidupan keluarga Sudhamoy di Bangladesh yang penuh teror dan ketakutan. Pada awal berdirinya, negara India itu meliputi juga Pakistan dan Banglades. A devastating account of the demolition of Babri Masjid in India and its inhumane reverberations in the lives of millions of Hindus in Bangladesh.

Two books with two authors. A case was registered the next day at the Laksam police station by her distraught family. Notify me of new posts via email. Something, that many of us feel today when we come across such incidents.

When the story starts, it is the winter of and the Babri Masjid at Ayodhya, a place in Northern India, has been demolished in India by fanatic Hindus, with no connection to the Hindus of Bangladesh.

The fire of communal rioting erupts, and the Dutta family feels and faces the heat of the communal hatred. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kironmoyee was mostly in the background, but she had an important role to play.


Lajja “Shame”

Taslima Nasrin, on account of her personal experience pajja childhood sexual abuse and the deteriorating status of women in Bangladesh, contributes considerably to the feminist thought. Want to Read saving…. Their discussions and deliberations cause such a delay that Suronjon’s sister Maya, the sanest and rational voice lajha the story, is abducted from their home, right in front of her parents.

Kironmoyee invests all her resources, monetary and mental, in keeping her family together. They were all about twenty-one years old.

Her desire to move to India to her relatives at the perilous hour on account of the aftermath of Babri Masjid demolition remained unattended. However, when Maya grew up as a young girl of 19, the ominous day of 11th December came.

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

Plot summary from Wikipedia Sgame, the patriarch of the family, feels that Bangladesh, his motherland, shall never let him down. Hanya manusia yang punya ras dan kelompok.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Also, the book exhausts the reader in terms of the number of facts presented, on every page. Recommended if you can read in the right context. Nasrin does the same with tremendous vehemence as she depicts in Lajja how women are sexually harassed, abducted and subjected to varied kinds of torture that may even result in their deaths. However, it was Kironmoyee’s Very shamee with its in the face account of ‘communal terrorism’ Nasrin’s word for communal riots in Bangladesh.