Traditional Status of Women in Hinduism by Jayaram V Her father protects her in childhood, her husband protects her in youth, and her sons protect her in old age; a woman is never fit for independence. Vedas on women The Vedas suggest that a woman's primary duty is to help her husband in performing obligatory duties and enable him to continue his family tradition. Her primary duty is to give birth to his children and take care of them.
It is written by a Police officer who traveled in this train.
Tara, who wanted an education above marriage; Puri, whose ideology and principles often came in the way of his impoverished circumstances; Asad, who was ready to sacrifice his love for the sake of communal harmony.
Their lives—and those of other memorable characters—are forever altered as the carnage that ensues on the eve of Independence shatters the beauty and peace of the land, killing millions of Hindus and Muslims, and forcing others to leave their homes forever.
Khaak aur Khoon[ edit ] Khak aur Khoon is a historical novel by Naseem Hijazi that describes the sacrifices of Muslims of the sub-continent during the time of partition in When a portion of the Muslims from the various regions of India were trying to get to Pakistan, some faced attacks from Hindu and Sikh groups, during their journeys, that involved snatching of money, and jewellery of their wives and daughters.
The Broken Mirror[ edit ] The Broken Mirror, a Hindi novel by Krishna Baldev Vaid, portrays the psychological and sociological transformations in a West Punjabi village in the phase leading up to the Partition, with emphasis on commensal taboos and hardened community boundaries.
Half a Village Aadha Gaon [ edit ] Half a Village, a Hindi novel by Rahi Masoom Reza, represents the experiences of subaltern Indian Muslims in village Gangauli, and their distinctive take on the vacuity of 'high politics'. The Weary Generations[ edit ] The Weary Generations, an Urdu novel by Abdullah Hussein, tracks the prehistory of the partition through the experiences of the main character, Naeem, a veteran of the First World War who faces up to the futility and meaningless of the partition.
Basti[ edit ] Basti by Intizar Hussain is an Urdu novel that focuses on the partition as memory, through the lens of protagonist Zakir, a historian who seeks to come to terms with this memory in the context of the happenings in in Pakistan leading up to the formation of Bangladesh.
The Dark Dancer[ edit ] The Dark Dancer is a novel by Balachandra Rajan that portrays the experiences of an Indian educated abroad who returns home to face the horror of the Partition. A Bend in the Ganges[ edit ] A Bend in the Ganges is a novel by Manohar Malgonkar that features some of the graphic violence that occurred during the partition.
Sunlight on a Broken Column[ edit ] Sunlight on a Broken Column is a novel by Attia Hosain which depicts the experiences of the protagonist, Laila, a young woman from a taluqdari family of Oudh, in the years leading up to the partition. Pinjar[ edit ] Pinjar is a Punjabi novel written by Amrita Pritam which is the story of a Hindu Girl who was kidnapped by a Muslim young man who married her.
At the time of partition that girl again got chance to go to her family and re-unite which she refuses as she starts loving her husband.
A film based on the novel was released in Dastaan[ edit ] Dastaan is a drama on hum channel Pakistan based on razia butt novel [bano] which is the story of a Muslim family in Ludhyiana India and two lovers Hassan and bano those got separated in partition.
The majority of stories by this Urdu writer from Punjab revolve around the end of the Raj, Partition and communalism. Some of his characters became legendary.
An online translation of Toba Tek Singh is available. The book was published by HarperCollins Publishers India Sacred Games[ edit ] While Vikram Chandra 's novel Sacred Games is not about partition, it does contain a long and graphic chapter describing the main character's mother's flight as a young Sikh girl from what would become Pakistani Punjab, during which her beloved older sister was abducted.
Train to Pakistan[ edit ] This saga by Khushwant Singh was first published in Interwoven with this point are the subtle questions of morality which Singh asks through his characters, such as whether or not the bad needs to be recognized to promote the good, and what constitutes a good deed.
It was adapted into a Hindi film by the same name by Pamela Rooks in The novel was later adapted into a TV series by the same name for Doordarshanand later a one-off four-hour feature film. Tamas - Rajkamal Prakashan Pvt.Even now, more than 60 years after the partition, works of fiction and films are made that relate to the events of partition.
a young woman from a taluqdari family of Oudh, in the years leading up to the Tu Hindu banega na Musalman banega, insaan ki aulaad hai, insaan banega, the theme was reverse in this film as herein a Hindu family.
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Even now, more than 60 years after the partition, works of fiction and films are made that relate to the events of partition. a young woman from a taluqdari family of Oudh, in the years leading up to the Tu Hindu banega na Musalman banega, insaan ki aulaad hai, insaan banega, the theme was reverse in this film as herein a Hindu family.
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A Hindu woman gets equal share in the ancestral property as her brothers by Hindu law. The life of a man is said to be incomplete except his wife. A married woman is called Ardhangini (half part of a male’s body) of the husband. Vandana Shiva (born 5 November ) is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and alter-globalization author.
Shiva, currently based in Delhi, .