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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After this Surjon chose to visit city of Dhaka for a review of situation where he feel that even after showing superficial sympathy, the whole nation blames Hindus of Bangladesh for demolishing Babari. Untuk beberapa lajja, rakyat ljaja negeri itu, hidup rukun dalam perbedaan Hindu dan Islam. Lajja dalam bahasa Bangladesh berarti malu ,novel fiksi yang bersumber dari fakta yang nyata tentang 13 hari kehidupan keluarga Sudhamoy di Bangladesh yang penuh teror dan ketakutan.

We thank the publishing house for the book! Ia tak pernah jera dan terus menyuarakan penolakannya terhadap fundamentalisme dan komunalisme dengan menulis. Dengan kepongahan mereka menjadi hakim, mengadili keyakinan orang lain tak jarang dengan memakai cara-cara kekerasan.

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Haruskah nama menjadi penentu saya termasuk golongan apa? It is indeed a pity that even at the close of the twentieth century we’ve had to witness such atrocities because of religion. Her insightful writings won her numerous awards, including the prestigious Ananda Literary award in India in andand the Feminist Press Award in She only screamed to her mother for help saying: Sampai kapankah idealisme itu mampu tetap dipertahankannya sebagai prinsip hidup?


You are commenting using your WordPress. This is the book which made the shmae a household name in India after she had to leave her country Bangladesh post this book started being talked about everywhere.

Namun, sampai kapankah ia mampu bertahan hidup dalam penganiayaan lajj teror ketakutan sepanjang hari? Your item has been added to Shortlist. Notify me of new posts via email. While it spiked communal unrest in India, immediate butterfly effect was visible somewhere else, someplace that shares the same secular values, at Bangladesh.

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Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin

Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a theme. Haruskah nama menjadi penentu saya termasuk golongan apa? It is a heart rending tale of Muslim fundamentalists wreaking havoc on the Hindus of Bangladesh. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is a One of the most serious reads I have read till date.

However, the factual descriptions kind of kill the story-telling aspect of the book. Jun 12, Selva Subramanian rated it really liked it Shelves: One thing that a coward, a tormentor, an evil soul, fears the most is a mirror; a mirror that reflects his true self and that is laja this book is.

Your email address will not be published. Kironmoyee invests all her resources, monetary and mental, in keeping her family together. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages. There were no vivid descriptions of the trouble that the missing member of the family undergoes, yet the innumerable probabilities haunt you. In all, a good read, but could have been better.


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. Return to Book Page.

Lajja “Shame”

It must be available. Hysteric, he spends days and nights combing through the town hoping to find his sister. Communal riots is a term residents of South Asia know very well, and fear as well. Sebagai yang beragama Islam, membaca data-data di novel ini cukup bikin merinding, Tak heran, novel ini membuat penulis nya terusir dari negara nya sendiri. 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.

The double marginalization of women on religious grounds on the one xhame and their gender identity on the other is another crucial aspect in the novel.

Each and every minute detail of consequent happenings and demolition of temples and idols is described with great detail and accuracy. Biarlah tempat-tempat pemujaan menjadi sawah llajja bermandi cahaya matahari, sungai biru yang mengalir, dan lwjja liar yang tak pernah diam.