Bangladeshi author and women rights advocate Taslima Nasrin launched 'Besharam', her sequel to the controversial 'Lajja', in Hindi at the ongoing New Delhi World Book Fair on Saturday. She was present at the Rajkamal Prakashan's Jalsaghar stall, along with Ashok Maheshwari, the MD of Rajkamal Prakashan and author Alpana Mishra, Dastango Himanshu Bajpai.
Taslima Nasrin launches Hindi edition of Besharam
The novel has been translated from Bengali to Hindi by Utpal Banarjee. 'Lajja' revolves around the Hindu families who had to leave Bangladesh to seek exile in India because of the religious violence in the country. 'Besharam,' portrays the aftermath life of Suranjan, Maya and her parents after leaving Bangladesh and how it impacted them.
"After writing 'Lajja' I was banned by the Bangladeshi government. My suffering is different from the people who can visit, but there is no compensation or comparison for any suffering," she said.