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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Tempat lamja sendiri dianggap sebagai tempat lahirnya Rama bagi umat Hindu. Quick links Product Type: You can select only upto 4 items to compare. It is easy to understand this book getting banned, for her active criticisms xhame Awami League, BJP, RSS and other communal political coalitions on their vote mongering hate politics, is very visible.

Kaum fundamentalis Bangladesh secara sepihak telah mengganti asas negara itu. The ignorant Hindus who destroyed a place of worship unknowingly started a new wave of hatred between the Hindu-Muslim communities, a wave so strong that its fallout was experienced in Bangladesh, where innocent Hindus were attacked and killed and raped, or were forced to switch to Islam purely because of the religion they chose to follow.

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Lajja: Shame

The story is told as events unfold the way they are seen through the eyes of Suranjan, Dhame son. Yet, the way it has been told, it doesn’t do justice to the point being raised here. The nightmare inevitably arrives at the Duttas’ doorstep – and their world begins to fall apart. Nama depan saya adalah nama Muslim, sementara nama tengah saya diambil dari nama Sanskrit.

In fact, Nasrin too, as a feminist writer condemns violence against women. Just after Babari demolition in in India, nos of riots been happened in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. The theme of the novel is the evil side of communalism which unfortunately is still relevant in the sub-continent even after more than two decades since the book was published.


Like Liked by 1 person. The above lines are from Sudhamoy’s soul, an affluent and respectable physician, who is now lying in bed, thinking that what changed his homeland?

I had answered correctly: It was worth my time. That was the reason that most of the Hindus sent their daughters to India for their education and security. Flying the flag of religion has always proved the easiest way to crush to nothingness human beings as well as the spirit of humanity. 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.

The Babri Masjid was destroyed by Hindus due to a false sense of righteousness. 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.

No doubt, Taslima has done massive research before writing this book. And if you consider it blasphemous, just look at evidence – Christ turned water into wine and gaveth it to people – I mean what does that tell you?

I salute the courage of Taslima for telling the truth in best way. Biarlah agama berganti nama menjadi kemanusiaan” hal Ketika membaca fatwa Majelis Ulama Indonesia MUI beberapa waktu lalu yang mengharamkan pluralisme dalam hubungannya menyikapi kelompok aliran Islam Ahmadiyahsaya tertegun.

Book lajjx published in in Bangladesh and sold over 60, copies before it got banned by government for the reasons best known to them. This article is about the novel. Sudhamoy, an atheist, believes with a naive mix of optimism and idealism that his lajjq will not let him down Penulisnya kini hidup di pengasingan, berpindah dari negeri satu ke negeri lain dengan ancaman kematian di setiap kemunculannya.

It would have made more sense if the omniscient narrator herself had shared the information and arguments directly instead of giving her characters hard-disk laja.


Lajja: Shame | Taslima Nasrin | Book Review

The book sometimes reads like fictionalized non-fiction with arguments and information being the key subject of book and story only getting the second seat. No doubt, Taslima has done massive research before writing this book. There are several other ways in which the Hindus are discriminated, and both were aware of them, but if you are emotionally invested in some belief you hold on to it against much contrary evidence. As a novel, it was a bit of a slog reading through because she was making the same points again and again and you get what she is trying to say pretty much in the intial 50 pages of the book itself.

He also wonders that Why not united nation, Indian intellectuals took a hard action of Bangladesh for their torture on Hindus, except rarely visible comments and newspaper articles.

Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin (3 star ratings)

Taslima has put a lot of efforts to make this book factual, which sometimes gives feel of reading a journalist diary.

Sebenarnya tak perlu jauh-jauh untuk dapat melihat aksi penganiayaan satu agama oleh agama lain. I read the book cover to cover, hoping that there would be some redeeming factor, but what little story there was appeared to be merely an excuse to lo 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.

Hats off to the research and boldness of Taslima Nasreen. Ia tak pernah jera dan terus menyuarakan penolakannya terhadap fundamentalisme dan shsme dengan menulis. It’s also a story of a nation that has betrayed its people.

Please apply exchange offer again. Babri Masjid demolition, under whatever justifications, is undoubtedly the single greatest failure of our democracy and secularism.