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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Similarly Surnajan seems to remember sayings of Jinnah and Kalam okay as well as the constitution along with the many amendments that have gone in it not okay. Suranjan, their son, believes that nationalism will be stronger than communalism, but is progressively disappointed and finds himself adopting communal reactions which contrast entirely shwme the ideology of patriotism he has always had faith in.

I have nothing else to do. Will their motherland treat them as her children?

Lajja “Shame”

The story is weaved around a Bengali Hindu family of four members, Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, Maya, Suranjan, who were forced to leave their land and take refuge in India as circumstances in Bangladesh did not allow whame to live in peace there.

I am active on both, what more do you expect from an eighteen year old? India is not an isolated island. Hysteric, he spends days and nights combing through the town hoping to find his sister. Zhame, the patriarchfeels that Bangladesh, his motherlandshall never let him down. It’s a timeless classic that needs to be read more, to understand the plight of countries fighting over religion, and laija we can lxjja idealism of people who give importance to humanity over religion.

Nasreen was born in Bangladesh in The theme of the novel lajjz 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. Use the HTML below. Maya’s fate will give me tears every time I think about it in the future.


The family is never safe thereafter as they keep receiving threatening through anonymous extortion letters that aimed at kidnapping Maya again. A very nominal sum is allotted for minority religions — in fact four times that sum goes only to rehabilitation of those who chose to converted to Islam. Mereka berusaha menebarkan paham demokrasi dan anti komunal kpd orang2 disekitarnya walaupun apa yg mereka perjuangkan sering bersebrangan dengan orang kebanyakan yg cenderung pasrah karena mereka tidak punya kekuatan dan suara untuk menghentikan tiran shams itu.

He loves his country and his countrymen too much for that. Barangkali, Taslima Nasrin hendak menyampaikan betapa malunya ia sebagai seorang muslim menyaksikan pembantaian kemanusiaan yang dilakukan kelompok mayoritas Islam terhadap minoritas Hindu di negaranya.

Ia memotret dan merekam tragedi itu ke dalam novelnya dengan tokoh utama Sudhamoy dan Suranjan, anak beranak dari sebuah keluarga Hindu nasionalis yang berulangkali harus mengalami perlakuan diskriminasi di tanah airnya sendiri. They took the terrified little girl to garden lauja and shme her…a case was filed…no one was arrested. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Was this information helpful to you? The story is told as events unfold the way they are seen through the eyes of Suranjan, Sudhamoy’s son.

And Laija and Romans actually had Gods of wine – Dionysus and Bacchus; who can easily serve for those into idol worship.

But again, the men of the Dutta household decide to stay back despite the persistent requests of the women. Bangladesh berdiri pada th. Negeri dengan persoalan yang mirip dengan kita adalah India.

To quote an instance from the novel:.

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The society depicted in Lajjais deeply patriarchal. And decided, it’s time to revisit this controversial text that shows how one event across the border can affect many. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Admit it, it is that one God that every religion worship – and being a deeply pious soul myself, it kills me to see how so many people miss the obvious truth. No result found for “OK”. And then the real trouble comes home, thrash everything around with brute force.

To put these facts in a book demands a lot of courage. The story is a powerful one and educational. Sang Mughal dianggap telah menghancurkan kuil aslinya dan membangun masjid di atasnya. Seperti diyakininya, “My pen is my weapon Ditulis berdasarkan kisah nyata. Tasleema Nasreena feminist and atheist with humanistic values has paid the price in life which no one can pay.

Where can I get this? The nation of Bangladesh was created for people who called themselves as ‘Bangla’, but slowly a movement started which converted Bangladesh to an Islamic country. 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 loosely link pages and pages of wrongs.

Saat teman-teman, tetangga, dan kerabatnya berobondong-bondong meninggalkan Banglades menuju India untuk menyelamatkan diri, Sudhamoy sekeluarga tetap bertahan dengan sebongkah keyakinan bahwa biar bagaimanapun yang terbaik adalah tetap tinggal di tanah airnya sendiri, kalau perlu sampai ajal menjemput.

His forefathers were a part of this land, he himself fought for the liberation of this country, but at what cost?

To know the atrocities committed by one human being on the other, in the name of religion, is shaking. Potensi konflik antar agama kemudian mengakar, hsame, dan di perparah dengan adanya jurang antara miskin dan kaya.