In Conversation: 'Blossoms in the Graveyard' by Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya

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2021 marks the 50th year of the Bangladesh Liberation War. Holding a mirror to the carnage of the war, Jnanpith Awardee Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya's novel 'Blossoms in the Graveyard' chronicles the journey of a young girl Mehr, towards self-reliance. Translated from Assamese by Mitra Phukan, this book powerfully evokes the history of the subcontinent. Join us on #TranslationTuesday at as Mitra Phukan speaks to the publisher, Trisha De Niyogi. Click here to watch.


यदि देहं पृथक् कृत्य चिति विश्राम्य तिष्ठसि. अधुनैव सुखी शान्तो बन्धमुक्तो भविष्यसि.. -- अष्टावऋ गीता