After reading the article “Tilaurakot Excavations (2023 – 2029 V.S.)” by Tara Nanda Mishra and the book “The Great Sons of the Tharus: Sakyamuni Buddha and Emperor Asoka the Great” by Subodh Kumar Singh, I was dying to visit Tilaurakot, the place where Lord Buddha spent his 29 years.
A gender Perspective in ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’
By Bigyan Sharma
Saturday, 21 April 2012 18:58
“Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman.” In many contextual dialogues, descriptions and scenes in Khalid Hosseini’s scond novel ‘A Thousands Splendid Suns’, the meaning of the given extract has been embodied time and again with the female character having been badly behaved. While presenting a picture of war- ravaged Afghanistan that seems to be a 30 years turbulent history, Hosseini has deeply sensitised the issue of gender-based violence.