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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These books also tried to give a positive look to communist party of Bangladesh which I think failed utterly in India and Bangladesh. It was pretty confusing and at times very repetitive. Mar 15, Shefali Jindal rated it liked it.

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There are a lot of facts and figures shaje by author, might in intention of showing the effect of this shameful event, but it is the thing, which takes away the charm from the book’s content and its motto, it gets iterative and sometimes even boring.

Do Hindus born for suffering just because they worship idols which is a harmless practice. But was running away a solution?

Lajja tells the story of a Hindu family, torn between their love towards lush green motherland they and their ancestors fought Independence for, and the choice of escape to India for the safety of their lives. You want to cling to that hope that, no matter what the family has gone through, Maya will return and “everything will be all right. This was a novel I had been wanting to read for a long time but never had enough guts to do so.

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While there are many books written on the Holocaust, Lajja is probably the only one of its kind written in Bangladesh. The musings of two secular men in a country ravaged by communalism – sahme how their views progress through out the book as they were forced to bow down.


Like Liked by 1 person. Yet, the way it has been told, it doesn’t do justice to the point being raised here. Sudhamoy and Kiranmoye tried their best but they could do nothing against seven hooligans who very shaje took Maya away. Why they feel shame to calling it terrorism preaches by religion. Suranjan kept abusing the system and his own incapability to retaliate. View all 3 comments. Nasreen delves into the lives of each of Dutta’s and shows how much of trauma they undergo.

Lajja is a story of a Hindu Bengali family living in Shxme, who among facing day to hsame challenges of being a Hindu in a Muslim dominated country, also has to bear the wrath of the Muslim religious fanatics whenever a communal riot broke.

He was member of Communist part of Bangladesh and has solid foothold against religious extremism. Apr 07, William S. Whenever they wished, they would abduct a woman and rape her brutally.

Lajja “Shame”

Sejak itu, kedamaian tak ada lagi di sana, terutama bagi masyarakat Hindu sebagai kelompok minoritas. Namun kalau lebih diresapi, buku ini sebenarnya tidak menghina Islam. 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. It does show the impact on the people’s minds, but it bores the reader lessening the more important impact she wishes to make.

She had written this book like a documentary as a response to the series shams communal violence that happened in Bangladesh after the demolition of Babri Masjid in Terjadi kekacauan dan teror yang mengerikan sehingga umat Hindu banyak yang berimigrasi ke India dan Srilangka karena sudah merasa tidak aman di negaranya sendiri Taslima Nasrin bercerita dengan data yang shzme sehingga seperti membaca sebuah berita dari koran dan agak mengerikan membaca kejadian-kejadiannya, sehingga mungkin inilah yang membuat beberapa pembaca ,ajja tersinggung.


Return to Book Page. This article needs additional citations for verification. Relentlessly he pulled her hair; bit her on the cheek, neck and breasts. To put these facts in a book demands a lot of courage. The novelist shsme how the abduction of Hindu girls has been common in Bangladesh zhame how the hooligans do not have any kind of fear.

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Edit Details Official Sites: Almost all Sufi poets talk about wine; and what do you think that ‘somras’ that Hindu dieties loved drinking so much was? The nation of Bangladesh has failed to live upto the dreams and aspirations of its Lajjs citizens which helped in its creation. By the way of story, Taslima Nasrin puts up an ideological debate about how secularism is an essential tenet of democracy and how a minor As a story per se, it is about the riots that happen in Bangladesh as an aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition and how a Hindu family pays a heavy price because its men happen to be too idealistic.

And then I heard a voice of a friend, saying that I should not read such “controversial” books. Bahwa kemerdekaan bangsa besar ini diperjuangkan oleh seluruh rakyat dari Sabang sampai Lajia yang terdiri dari bermacam suku, ras, bahasa, dan agama yang berbeda? You must be a registered user to use the Lsjja rating plugin.