Titu Mir

  • Title: Titu Mir
  • Author: Mahasweta Devi Rimi B.Chatterjee
  • ISBN: 9788170461746
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Paperback
  • Titu Mir Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereTitu Mir a peasant leader led a revolt against the British in Bengal in in the course of which he was killed This was a period of transition i
    Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereTitu Mir, a peasant leader, led a revolt against the British in Bengal in 1830 31, in the course of which he was killed This was a period of transition in agricultural Bengal.

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    About Mahasweta Devi Rimi B.Chatterjee


    1. Mahasweta Devi was an Indian social activist and writer She was born in 1926 in Dhaka, to literary parents in a Hindu Brahmin family Her father Manish Ghatak was a well known poet and novelist of the Kallol era, who used the pseudonym Jubanashwa Mahasweta s mother Dharitri Devi was also a writer and a social worker She joined the Rabindranath Tagore founded Vishvabharati University in Santiniketan and completed a B.A Hons in English, and then finished an M.A in English at Calcutta University as well She later married renowned playwright Bijon Bhattacharya who was one of the founding fathers of the IPTA movement In 1948, she gave birth to Nabarun Bhattacharya, currently one of Bengal s and India s leading novelist whose works are noted for their intellectual vigour and philosophical flavour She got divorced from Bijon Bhattacharya in 1959.In 1964, she began teaching at Bijoygarh College an affiliated college of the University of Calcutta system During those days, Bijoygarh College was an institution for working class women students During that period she also worked as a journalist and as a creative writer Recently, she is famous for her work related to the study of the Lodhas and Shabars, the tribal communities of West Bengal, women and dalits She is also an activist who is dedicated to the struggles of tribal people in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh In her elaborate Bengali fiction, she often depicts the brutal oppression of tribal peoples and the untouchables by potent, authoritarian upper caste landlords, lenders, and venal government officials.Major awards 1979 Sahitya Akademi Award Bengali Aranyer Adhikar novel 1986 Padma Shri 2 1996 Jnanpith Award the highest literary award from the Bharatiya Jnanpith 1997 Ramon Magsaysay Award Journalism, Literature, and the Creative Communication Arts 1999 Honoris causa Indira Gandhi National Open University IGNOU 2006 Padma Vibhushan the second highest civilian award from the Government of India 2010 Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2011 Bangabibhushan the highest civilian award from the Government of West Bengal 2012 Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Sahityabramha the first Lifetime Achievement award in Bengali Literature from 4thScreen IFJW , , , , , ,


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    1. The story on the hero of the first war of independence. Interestingly, the hero didn't have a clue to this. He was just fighting for his self-respect. Again, only Mahashweta Devi could have written this book as few have an understanding and empathy for our indigenous culture as well as Mahashweta Devi. She is among the most underrated authors in the world.

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    2. Titu Mir, son of a farmer Nisar Ali is a righteous and willful lad. Since childhood, he has been running wild, helping others with no regard for the danger it might put him in. His family’s expectations of him carrying forward his father’s legacy are crushed when he chooses another life path. Titu goes on to become the voice of the poor folk in Bengal during the time of the British Raj. His valiance exudes the motivation needed to urge the farmers and vendors to take a stand. Soon his sons, [...]

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    3. I came across controversy about this author and her work, but I'm simply interested in learning more from all perspectives.

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