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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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By and large, it is at the cost of the family that a woman is conditioned to subdue her desires and fit into the socio-cultural framework.

He feels threatened and alienated. But what he saw that the idea of communist party vanished away when riots broke up.

Lajja “Shame”

The legal system also turned a blind eye on the family as they were Hindus. This book has great details of temple demolition, loot of Hindu shopkeepers, burning of houses, rape of Hindu women, abduction, killing and thrashing of Hindus only.

There are innumerable examples of gender discrimination in the novel. Lajja is the story of a Bengali Hindu family in Bangladesh who becomes a victim of the communal riots raised due to the destruction of Babri Masjid in India.

Didirikan oleh Mughal pertama, Babur, pada abad ke The novel follows the disillusionment of this father and son about their country. This actually spoils the style of a novel but the honest declaration truly mov Lajja is the story of a Bengali Hindu family in Bangladesh who becomes a victim of the communal riots raised due to the destruction of Babri Masjid in India.


Lajja: Shame | Taslima Nasrin | Book Review

Tasalima Nasarin for having faced all the trouble. Sungguh memprihatinkan jika hari ini masih ada orang-orang yang menolak pluralisme.

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In a country same one will have to stifle their opinions http: Juga bagi umat yang minoritas yang ternyata tak punya kekuatan untuk melakukan perubahan.

Dan bahwa itu artinya Indonesia bukan hanya milik satu golongan atau satu agama saja, meski itu agama mayoritas rakyat di sini. Bagi umat yang mengaku diri mereka Hsame 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.

Seperti sering kita saksikan, lajma menjadi lem perekat yang kuat bagi para pemeluknya di mana-mana. Maybe it is better in its original language Bengali. Surjon asked the question that Why not Abrahamic religion accept that religious doctrine hate against idol worship and Idol worshiper has not been challenged by Secular and modern Muslims. But secularism in the new found nation was lajjja grey line, or it became one over time, with the declaration of Islam as state religion and rapid Islamisization of institutions.

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Hindus don’t get licences to start business except when it is in a partnership with a Muslim. Bangladesh berdiri pada th.

It has many emotional ups and down, one even flows away with them and even can feel them, but I just can’t come at agreement with the content! Surjon in this story has clear stance against communalism, religion as whole. This was a novel I had been wanting to read for a long time but never had enough guts to do so. This book is a clear description like portrait of what religious extremism can cause, if not controlled. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Despite being part of the country’s small Hindu community, that is terrorized at every opportunity by Muslim fundamentalists, they refuse to leave their country, as most of their friends and relatives have done. Although I also had an Uncle who had another attractive, practical and secular idea as to what should be done to disputed land and if you were to extend the idea a little, it will solve all religious problems at once – his idea was to build a pub in that place, and both Hindus and Muslims would drink in the pub in complete communal harmony.

Suranjan, mengaku seorang aktivis, anak dari dr. Nov 04, Abhishek Ghosh rated it liked it. The book follows the story of one Sudhamay and his children Suranjan sname Maya. This is the time we should ask our self that: She’s a great lady and a great writer. Lajja speaks of the degradation of humanity and the feeling of hopelessness given to citizens by the body that is supposed to take care of them and that they should be able to rely on endlessly. During riots, all the toxins in people’s minds are released.

This book is really disappointing for most of the readers. If I stop my writing, women will lose conscience because the fundamentalists like to oppress women to show their power. See all 5 questions about Lajja….