1 — Abandoned by her mother at 4, married off at 12 to an abusive husband, a mother herself at 13 — there is little in Baby Halder’s traumatic. biblio-excerptise: a book unexamined is not worth having. A life less ordinary ( Bengali: Alo-AndhAri, Hindi Alo-AndhAri Prabodh. Baby Halder and Urvashi. आलो आंधारि – Baby Haldar – Alo Andhari Marathi Book buy online | Alo Andhari by Baby Haldar | Mehta Publishing House buy online at Akshardhara.

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How her father beat her for telling a school friend that there was no food in the house. I just endured everything. Get to Know Us. Write a product review. Baba, stop, she will die, let her go, my Ma will die But then, I thought, what’s the point?

She feels a piercing pain in her stomach. And then, after her employer Prabodh Kumar found her flipping through the pages of the books she was dusting, he encouraged her to write. Product description Product Description When she was very young, Baby Halder was abandoned by her mother and left with a cruel, abusive father.

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Her second book Eshat Roopantar in Bengali was also well received. I asked her little boy to tell me what happened. Her employers have her lock up the kids in the attic while she works for them endlessly, massaging the mistress after serving her.


And if my daughter said anything to him, he would beat her One day he burns his wife “a beautiful, doll-like woman”, and tries to run away. Why have you sent her back? She describes terrible pain – the child’s head is visible but he’s not coming out. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? I kept looking at him and wondering what he would do now, but he did not utter a word. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

I left with Ma. Married to a man twice her age, she has three children before her husband splits her head open with a rock, and her elder sister is murdered by her husband.

Then a neighbour called Ajit starts paying her attention and gets her in trouble with the haldr and her husband beats her up. Views Read Edit View history. That bastard Mangal was carrying on with someone else.

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Please try again later. A,o asked her whose books she read at school. I gave her some books which were meant for light reading, so that she feels like reading more and does not get intimidated. He is caught by neighbours and handed over to the police. The prestigious Georg-August University in Goettingen, Germany has arranged for a seminar to be andharo with the author and her publisher on 23 October She recited the whole of Mora eki brinte duti kusum, hindu musalman.


Her last employer, writer and retired anthropology professor Prabodh Kumar and a grandson of noted Hindi literary giant Munshi Premchandliving in Gurgaona suburb of capital New Delhi, seeing her interest in books while dusting his book shelves, encouraged her to first read leading authors, [7] starting with Taslima Nasreen ‘s autobiographical Amar Meyebela My Girlhood about a tumultuous youth and deep anger on being born a woman in a poor society.

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But he keeps stalking her. Witnessing mother’s murder As a child, Baby Halder never knew what hit her.

Baby Halder

The Bengali edition actually appeared a year later. Halder was too young to understand the significance of the preparations for her own marriage, preferring to play with her friends in the street instead.

But the wife, who was alive until hospital, refuses to blame him and he is released.

I told him, quickly, tell me what happened, I’ll take you with me. It was said that she had smallpox, but her little son has a different story.