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Biarlah tempat-tempat pemujaan menjadi sawah ladang bermandi cahaya matahari, sungai biru yang mengalir, dan samudra liar yang tak pernah diam. Such that, the female member, however, is tyrannized and is expected to behave according to an established patriarchal norm. Jun 12, Selva Subramanian rated it really liked it Shelves: See all 5 questions about Lajja…. The feminist thrust of Nasrin in view of the issues pertaining to women, the problems faced by the marginalized Hindus in Bangladesh, and the notions of nation and religion have been intricately woven together in Lajja.

All she could do was secretly shed tears and behave submissively, which is refrential of the patriarchal setup, where the family is led by a male member, who is supposed to be all powerful and centralized.

Babri Masjid demolition, under whatever justifications, is undoubtedly the single greatest failure of our democracy and secularism.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Even after what happened to him, he continues to love his country. Lajja, depicts certain men ravishing young Hindu girls for their pleasure and vilifying concerned Hindu families.

Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin

Kironmoyee as a mother is expected to be gentle, polite and understanding. Sampai kapankah idealisme itu mampu tetap dipertahankannya sebagai prinsip hidup? Sudhamoy’s character was extremely well developed and meticulously portrayed and if only there were more people like him in the world, we would be in a better place.

But it’s an unequal country. The Case shaame Taslima Nasreen of Bangladesh. Author claims to have written this novel over a week of religious unrest, which escalated into demolition of century old temples and violence against minority Hindus, in retaliation to what happenings in India.

Tale describes the tremor they have gone through during the communal riots, how their nasfin well wishers dump them on their own, Maya taken away by a gang of few communists, she never returns back home. But again, the men of the Dutta household decide to stay back despite the persistent requests of the women. May 21, Book’d rated it liked it. Tortured and almost killed in camps, Sudhamoy returns back as a ghost.


The world condemns the incident but its fallout is felt most acutely in Bangladesh, where Muslim mobs begin to seek out and attack the Hindus Kemerdekaan yang diraih bersama-sama, tanpa melihat perjuangan merebut kemerdekaan adalah untuk satu penganut agama saja. He bit her breasts, one part of his mind understanding that what he was doing was certainly not love.

The legal system also turned a blind eye on the family as they were Hindus. Tapi sekali lagi novel ini bagus ljja Apakah para ulama negara itu lupa bahwa negeri ini berdiri di atas keberagaman?

It must be available. After the demolition of Babri Masjid by Kar Sevaks, the ripples of communal riots can also be seen in Bangladesh. Wajah Islam yang damai sebagai rahmatan lil alamin pun tercoreng. She had written this book like a documentary as a response to the series of communal violence that happened in Bangladesh after the demolition of Babri Masjid in Dec 13, Rishi Prakash rated it really liked it. Nasrin’s characters realize that powerful will always oppress the weak — the men will oppress the women, the majority religion people will oppress the minorities, the rich will oppress the poor and so on.

Lajja: Shame

Thus, the females as portrayed in the novel are nothing more than objects to be used by the male predators to satiate their lust. The family is never safe thereafter as they keep receiving threatening through anonymous extortion letters that shake at kidnapping Maya again. The theme of the novel is the evil side of communalism which unfortunately is still relevant in nasrim 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.

Yet it is in the name of religion that tsalima has been so much disturbance, bloodshed and persecution. Let the rice fields with golden grain bathed by the early rays of sun, the open field and rivers and the deep sea be our new places of prayer. Author Taslima Nasrin wrote this book in just seven days.


Thank you to you too! Dan terjadilah migrasi besar-besaran umat hindu ke negara yang mayoritas hindu seperti India dan Sri Langka. Seperti diyakininya, “My pen is my weapon The schools have special Islamic classes which makes minority kids feel alienated. Kiranmayee as a faithful wife stands by her husband’s views. Since fleeing Bangladesh inshe has lived in many countries, and lives in United States as of July 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.

The true shame is found in the fact that this vitally important topic is lost in the pedantic, repetitive recitation of the horrors inflicted upon the Hindu Bangladeshi by Muslims — pages and pages and pages of the stuff. When news of the atrocities committed on Hindus flood in and Suranjan has a first-hand experience of how Hindus are shqme as second-class citizens, his faith in his fellow men is swept away.

Taslama great writer Like Like. Dengan kepongahan mereka menjadi hakim, mengadili keyakinan orang lain tak jarang dengan memakai cara-cara kekerasan.

Plot summary from Wikipedia Sudhamoy, the patriarch of the family, feels that Bangladesh, his motherland, shall never let him down.

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

Dan akhirnya Suranjan terperosok ke dalam lubang Komunalis dan anti islam. Taslima has put a lot of efforts to make this book factual, which sometimes gives feel of reading a journalist diary. Aq rasa kejadian yg mengerikan di novel itu tak hanya terjadi di Bangladesh. Mar 05, Deepa Ranganathan rated it it was ok. And so, Bangladeshi Hindus had to suffer – destruction of temples, riots, murders, rapes, forced conversations, black-mail about leaving the country etc.

The expression is of dread, sha,e one dare say, of hope. While it spiked communal unrest in India, immediate butterfly effect was visible somewhere else, someplace that shares the same secular values, at Bangladesh.