Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: English (translation) Original Language: Bengali. About the Author. Taslima Nasrin practiced as a government doctor. Lingering Shame. Taslima Nasrin wrote Lajja, previously translated as Shame, in , after four novels and several collections of poetry and. Lajja is the story of the Dutta family; Suranjan Dutta, a Bengali Hindu, lives in Dhaka with his father Sudhamoy, mother Kironmoyee, and sister.

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Lajja: Shame | Taslima Nasrin | Book Review

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Laajja peristiwa yang dinilai sebagai pelecehan agama di suatu tempat bisa menyulut sentimen pemeluknya di tempat lain. Membaca novel ini bikin capek hati The theme of the novel is bovel 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.

Fri, Oct 03 After the demolition of Babri Masjid by Kar Sevaks, the ripples of communal riots can also be seen in Bangladesh. Adalah mesjid Babri di Ayodya India yang menjadi pangkal mulanya.

Barangkali, Taslima Nasrin hendak menyampaikan betapa malunya ia sebagai seorang muslim menyaksikan pembantaian kemanusiaan yang dilakukan kelompok mayoritas Islam terhadap minoritas Hindu di negaranya.

Pemerkosaan, penjarahan, penganiayaan, pembunuhan dan penculikan terjadi di seluruh Bangladesh.

The plight of a Hindu family is presented against the backdrop of Islamic fundamentalism with occasional references to real instances of communal violence in Bangladesh. Nilanjana curses her brother’s apathy and coaxes his brother to take the family to a Muslim friend’s house for safety. Di Republik kita pun hal seperti itu kerap terjadi berulangkali.


To be fair, such discrimination is present in some degree in novsl of Indian subcontinent countries. Kemerdekaan yang diraih bersama-sama, tanpa melihat perjuangan merebut kemerdekaan adalah untuk satu penganut agama saja. View all 6 comments. Her abductors threatened Premanand Seal and his family but the police took no action when informed. Novek through the first part of the story, you have seen Suranjan visiting friends, squandering his time. Refresh and try again.

Riots are a distortion of humanism. Taslima has tried to focus on the ugly spectre of communalism in Bangladesh after the Baburi masjid demolition in India. To view it, click here. Your email address will not be published. Your heart goes out to him.

Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin

Nasrin dedicated the book “to the people of the Indian subcontinent ,” beginning the text with the words, “let another name for religion be humanism. Some of her books are banned in Nove. Even after what happened to him, he continues to love his country. Back home, I asked my mother what was Lajja, and she said: Sudhamoy, in the end, gives into Suronjon’s demand to move out of Bangladesh, but at what cost?

Why, friends, it was just your every day Blenders Pride brewed with a lot of sugar at initial stages to give it a sweet taste. View all 34 comments. Bagi pemerintah yang seharusnya melindungi warganegaranya.

Book Review | Lajja

A case was registered the next day at the Laksam police station by her nvel family. At this juncture, it is important to note that both, family and society connive to marginalize women. He bit her breasts, one part of his mind understanding that what he was doing was certainly not love. Jun 12, Selva Subramanian rated it really liked it Shelves: Will I get so much of love and care once I am well?


Poorly executed, detrimental to the cause even though the cause is valid. His son Suronjon is novell vulnerable to the circumstances. But truth must be told. Communal riots lajjz a term residents of South Asia know very well, and fear as well.

Yet it is in the name of religion that there has been so much disturbance, bloodshed and persecution. They cannot observe any religious rituals of their own and cannot practice anything signifying their religion. Or will they become prey to the communal elements?

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Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. Hardly many of us come across stories of horrors from these communal riots, but when they do come to light, it is hard for pajja to believe that fellow humans could turn into such animals.

Dan terjadilah migrasi besar-besaran umat hindu ke negara yang mayoritas hindu seperti India dan Sri Langka. Lists with Nvel Book. State money has been channeled to build mosques and madrasas preaching Islam have mushroomed. Yet, the fact that Hindus destroyed the Masjid is reason enough for Muslim fundamentalists in Bangaldesh to inflict a spate of atrocities against the minority Hindu population.

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