Buy Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Taslima Nasrin, on account of her personal experience of childhood asked her to cease writing and banned her book Lajja (Shame) in which. Lajja [Taslima Nasrin, Anchita Ghatak (Tr.)] on *FREE* Lajja ( Shame) is the live depiction of the ethnic cleansing in Bangladesh. The Dutta.

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Instead of religious laws, she maintains, what is needed is a uniform civil code that accords women equality and justice.

Lajja: Shame

This is a great novel indeed. Tortured and almost killed in camps, Sudhamoy returns back as a ghost. Also you can guess how the story is going to shape up. Highly exhaustive in terms of its analysis of factual inputs.

Notify me of new lajna via email. 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. This book is a clear description like portrait of what religious extremism can cause, if not controlled. Babri Masjid demolition, under whatever justifications, is undoubtedly the single greatest failure of our democracy and secularism.

There is no trace of Manju Rani. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. They want to kill me, they demand my death only for the reason that I am alone, I am afraid, so I must be afraid of them and stop my writing. shwme

Feb 21, Aishu Rehman rated it liked it. Meski harta bendanya telah habis dirampas dan mereka harus tinggal di rumah kontrakan. Lajja means shame, is a response to anti-Hindu riots which erupted in parts of Bangladesh, soon after the demolition of Babri Masjid in India on 6 December Kironmoyee as a mother is expected to be gentle, polite and understanding. In fact, Nasrin too, as a feminist writer condemns violence against women.


Hats off to the research and boldness of Taslima Nasreen. Haruskah nama menjadi penentu talima termasuk golongan apa? She also lists at least some incidences of India. All the characters talked like newspapers. Taslima has tried to focus on the ugly spectre of communalism in Bangladesh after the Baburi masjid demolition in India. Lajja telah diterjemahkan ke dalam 22 bahasa. 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.

Being communists, the ljaja did not believe in any religion whether Hindu or Muslim and humanity was the only religion for them.

Taslim I am afraid has not really explored any ways of nasgin this issue choosing instead to plainly list the atrocities resulted by the rise of fundamentalism. The sensitivity of the facts and figures provided in the book led to its being banned in Bangladesh; a fatwa was issued against Taslima and a reward was offered for her death. I had answered correctly: Di Indonesia faktor agama terkadang juga dapat melibas rasa kemanusiaan seseorang.

The book subtly indicates that communal feelings were on the rise, the Hindu minority of Bangladesh was not fairly treated, and secularism was under shadow.

Book review: Lajja (Shame) by Taslima Nasrin – Khushboo Writes

Kironmoyee, Maya, and Shammima Begum are all compelled to behave as per the patriarchal norms, wherein Nasrin aims at highlighting the situation of nasrn belonging to minority community of Hindus in Bangladesh, who had to go through a tough phase during the demolition of Babri Masjid in India.


The book was originally written in Bengali which later was translated by Tutul Gupta. Otherwise, why would the Bangla Islamic extremists decide to kill their own hindu brethren for demolition of Babri Masjid in India by Indian Hindus? A applause tasluma you …Thanks that u thought necessary to share with us…Well work done… Like Liked by 1 person. Our official history removes such gruesome details for suit their political agenda.

Almost all Sufi poets talk about wine; and what do you think that ‘somras’ that Hindu dieties loved drinking so much was? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter taslma comment here It is the worst as the author rightly says in the book: I basically skimmed through it after 50 pages or so. This incident terribly traumatizes the girl and has such a negative effect on the psyche jasrin the girl child that she is not able to behave normally for two months.

He felt helpless as he could not find any assistance to locate his sister. As a result of it, they decide to leave for India.

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But secularism in the new found nation was a grey line, or it became one over time, with the declaration of Islam as state religion and rapid Islamisization tasli,a institutions. Pada tahunwilayah Pakistan Timur menuntut kemerdekaan dan negara sendiri, terpisah dari Pakistan yang Islam.

The Duttas – Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, laija their two children, Suranjan and Maya – have lived in Bangladesh all their lives. It’s sad that such a person have to live in exile.