Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Lajja has ratings and reviews. I had been looking forward to reading author Taslima Nasrin’s Lajja since a very long .. Shelves: indian-non-english. Writer Taslima Nasreen during the launch of her first poetry of the controversial novel Lajja, a fresh English translation of the Bengali work by.

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The book is set in the back-drop of riots that followed demolition of Babri Masjid. Refresh and try again. Something, that many of us feel today when we come across such incidents. Beruntung dapat pinjaman dari Nurul. Another problem is that this incidences are being mentally listed by characters in their mind and orally recited to each-other, as if they have crammed all this information like news channels reporters do.

Read this book to: View all 12 comments. Namun, ia tak lantas tinggal diam menyaksikan berbagai ketidakadilan dan kesewenang-wenangan yang dilakukan atas nama agama.

I am englsih of pain. Sayang sekali novel ini lebih mirip pada kumpulan berita, sehingga terkesan membosankan. Lajja is a narration in third person where the author alternates, for the larger part of the book, between the points of views of Sudhamoy and Suronjon.

It is a story of metamorphosis, in which disastrous events create disillusionment, resulting in violence and resentment. Nasreen had to leave Bangladesh in the wake of death threat by fundamentalist outfits for her alleged anti-Islamic views.

By the way of story, Taslima Nasrin puts up an ideological debate about how secularism is an essential tenet of democracy and how englisj minority community – Hindus in Bangladesh – is undermined in every way possible when a particular religion – Islam – is christened the national religion and how that essentially changes the thinking lajjw the people.


Lajja- Tasleema Nasrin

Sudhamoy, seorang dokter yang turut berjuang memerdekakan Banglades dari Pakistan, tak pernah menyangka bahwa nasibnya akan menjadi seburuk itu di negeri tercintanya. The violence around continues unabated One of the most important feminist issues that has been dealt with in the novel is the treatment of women at the hands of various patriarchal institutions like family, society and aljja, headed by a patriarch who either looks down upon women or marginalizes them.

Whenever they wished, they would abduct a woman and rape her brutally. They can kill anyone in the name of God. If I stop taslina writing, women will lose conscience because the fundamentalists like to oppress women to show their power.

Tanah dan harta di rampas dan perempuan-perempuannya di perkosa. Flying the flag of religion has always proved the easiest way to crush to nothingness human beings as well as the spirit of humanity. Being communists, the family did not believe in any religion whether Hindu or Muslim and humanity was the only religion for them. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. This lqjja one of the most laija, violent and raw books ever written, and it is clearly a stamp on the bitter and highly repelling marriage of religion and politics, which is noting but an embarrassment and a shame.

Lajja: Shame

All in all, she could have covered the whole nasein in less than ten pages instead of writing a whole book. Umat Islam di Bangladesh, melakukan pembalasan ke umat hindu di negaranya.

Kironmoyee as a mother is expected to be gentle, polite and understanding. Maybe I am just not the right audience.

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She has been prevented from returning to her country of birth for the last twenty years. He only longed to rape one of the Muslim women jasrin of sheer revenge for what they had done to his sister. Englidh wails and shrieks of the young girl Maya went in vain as there was none who could come forward and help the family in finding her and taking action against the male predators who abducted her.


Two of them wore caps, pajamas and Kurtas. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between Taslima Nasrin Bengali: Lajja has been a bestseller for a very long time.

But that is the problem, the information is not even being broadcast-ed on television — they just seems to know about incidences occurring in distant cities by intuition. She also lists at least some incidences of India. Dengan kepongahan mereka menjadi hakim, mengadili keyakinan orang lain tak jarang dengan memakai cara-cara kekerasan.

So I enylish for women, protesting is more dangerous. On the contrary, his sister Maya is engrossed in nursing their father back to health. One thing I really admired was how she had handled the issue rape. Taslima Nasrin Product Details: The spread of this fundamentalist-driven mayhem across international boundaries proves that religious fanaticism presides nationalism.

The world condemns the incident, but its immediate fallout is felt most acutely in Bangladesh, where Muslim mobs begin to seek out and attack the Hindus. Nov 01, Pera rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Sungguh memprihatinkan jika hari ini masih ada orang-orang yang menolak pluralisme.

Kemerdekaan yang diraih bersama-sama, tanpa melihat perjuangan merebut kemerdekaan adalah untuk satu penganut agama saja. Umat Islam di Bangladesh melakukan pembalasan kepada umat Hindu yang ada di Bangladesh.

Feb 02, Tariq Mahmood rated it did not like it Shelves: Shame by Taslima Nasrin. That was the reason that most of the Hindus sent their daughters to India for their education nsrin security.