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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To Suranjan, Bangladesh is his motherland; he was born here, got educated here, and made friends here. Viewing woman as good or bad is another instance of patriarchal mindset. Sebagai aktivis demokrasi dan anti komunal Suranjan merasa telah menabrak tembok tebal yg tak mungkin dapat dihancurkan oleh kedua tangannya.

The 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.

Maya was in my subconscious throughout while reading the book and she continues to be in my mind. This inter-mingling of numerous statistical data with a fictional plot is done with such subtleness and so seamlessly that it becomes a part of the story. View all 12 comments. She also submits to the demands made upon her by the communal atmosphere in Bangladesh as she quietly accepts a new identity with an assumed Muslim name San. A riot is not an act of nature nor is it an accident. A applause for you …Thanks that u thought necessary to share with us…Well work done… Like Liked by 1 person.

It is nasfin the Dutta family, living in Bangladesh. And should he really move out of Bangladesh and go to India for his family’s safety? Therefore, women are expected to fit themselves haslima this frame, where in every sense they are inferior to men and lose their personal identity.


Driven away from their motherlands, and living as refugees in another country which they cannot call their own, the immigrants are probably the most affected people in any war. The book undoubtedly is controversial but is also an important part of a history that needs to be revisited again, so that communal riots like these can be avoided.

Lajja = Shame / Taslima Nasrin ; translated from the Bengali by Tutul Gupta – Details – Trove

The book torments you, makes you introspect the purpose of religion. Riots are a distortion of humanism. He eventually came up with a remedy as he thought something else.

Few weeks back I visited Baharison’s b I think I was fourteen years old when I first picked up a battered second-hand copy of Lajja Shame by Taslima Raslima in a bookstore.

Lajja, it means shame in Bengali. Like Liked by 2 people.

Lajja: Shame | Taslima Nasrin | Book Review

Peristiwa inilah yang diangkat menjadi cerita fiksi novel Lajja oleh Taslima Nasrin, seorang feminis muslim asal Banglades. It’s also a story of a nation that has betrayed its people. Thus, the anti-fundamentalism stance of the novel also envelops anti-patriarchal resistance wherein gender identity is nssrin over religion particularly when Nasrin delineates atrocities against women in the same way as religion Islam supersedes nationalism when it comes to the abuse of the religious minority Hindus.

Sep 20, Kristi rated it did not like it. With all the straightforward facts that Lajja brings to light, it is but obvious that the book is controversial. They cannot observe any religious rituals of their own and cannot practice anything signifying their religion. The society depicted in Lajjais deeply patriarchal. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Everybody who believes in humanity and is against religious extremism and fanaticism, should definitely read Lajja.

This article is about the novel. Novel ini lebih tepat adalah kumpulan berita yang di ceritakan oleh tokoh ceritanya. A man who believed that both the communities can live peacefully together now witnesses only death and destruction.


All in all, she could have covered the whole topic in less than ten pages instead of writing a whole book. This book is a clear description like portrait of what religious extremism can cause, if not controlled. But Suranjan doesn’t have our sympathies yet. Do tell me if you read. When Babri Masjid was demolished and after effects being what happened in Bangladesh.

It’s a timeless classic that needs to be read more, to understand the plight of countries fighting over religion, and how we can retain idealism of people who give importance to humanity over religion.

Sejak itu, kedamaian tak ada lagi di gaslima, terutama bagi masyarakat Hindu sebagai kelompok minoritas. They are free to pray in the mosque, do what they want for their religion, wear Burkha, have a beard, wear a skull cap on their head, and to follow the rituals of their religion.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Articles with short description Articles needing additional references from December All articles needing additional references Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Bengali-language text. This incident terribly traumatizes the girl and has such a negative effect on the psyche of the girl child that she is not able to behave normally for two months.

Membaca buku ini bagiku memberikan pembelajaran bagaimana agar kita sebagai manusia beragama dapat berempati kepada kaum minoritas. Maya was a special character and the hero of the book.