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Over the past 10 years, her work in journalism, be it about human rights or politics or armed forces, has never once failed to intrigue me. Anubha bhonsle s book mother, wheres my country is an exhaustive account of the insurgency in manipur and throws light on the struggle between the indian state and manipur. Through the story of irom sharmilaon a protest fast since 2000and many others who have fallen victim to violence or despair or stood up to. Journalist anubha bhonsle weaves together the life of irom sharmila and the passage of the infamous afspa to unravel the reality of manipur, a state whose history is mired with blood, says hoihnu hauzel. Anubha bhonsle is an awardwinning journalist from india. Anubha bhonsle author of mother, wheres my country. She has wide ranging experience working on issues of politics, gender, conflict and development. Cnnibn journalist anubha bhonsles book on manipur launched. Bhonsle started her career with the indian express in 1999 and then moved to. Anubha bhonsle is with uday bhaskar and rahul bhonsle. Follow anubha bhonsle and explore their bibliography from s anubha bhonsle author page.
Anubha bhonsle has made news documentaries on manipur and has extensively reported on irom sharmila, who has been on a fast for the past 16 years demanding the removal draconian armed forces special powers act or afspa. She published her reportage about manipur insurgency and irom sharmilas struggle against armed forces special powers act in the form of a book mother, wheres my country. Anubha bhonsle icfj knight fellow international center. She wept frequently, as someone used to crying herself to sleep. Looking for light in the darkness of manipur anubha bhonsle on. Anubha bhonsle is an awardwinning journalist, reports on gender, conflict and its intersection with development. Ill be doing a book launch event in new delhi on wednesday, february 8. In a broken land in anubha bhonsle s intimate portrayal, manipur emerges as a wounded civilisation, where sorrow is a moral response to tragedy and violation. Like most indians, my knowledge about the north east is limited. In a broken land lifestyle news,the indian express. The act was so powerful and intense that the men on duty were confused and remained still, some shifting their gaze to the ground, others looking and. During the session, she explained what made her write a moving book on manipur.
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Anubha bhonsle india resized anubha bhonsle copy 2 1is an awardwinning journalist and author. Manipur, a northeastern state, has been in isolation since independence. Female genital mutilationcutting fgmc, a human rights violation against women and young girls has gone on for centuries, perpetuated by patriarchy, denial of rights, the need to control womens bodies and desire. Madhu trehan interviews anubha bhonsle newslaundry. Anubha bhonsle has 499 photos and videos on their instagram profile. Anubha bhonsle has 10 books on goodreads, and is currently reading killing floor by lee child and the mimic men by v. Anubha bhonsle was earlier an executive editor at cnn news18. The reason for me to pick this book is its author anubha bhonsle, the executive editor of cnnibn based out of indias capital city.
The story was first published in scroll in february, 2015 conflicts around the world have devastating impacts on the lives of children. Anubha bhonsle is an indian tv and print journalist and an author. She has reported extensively on politics, gender, human rights and the armed forces. She had lost some blood and felt flattened, mostly around her chest and stomach. Jain book depot provides variety in law books and commercial books and business directories. In her powerful, poignant bookone of the best nonfiction works from india in recent yearsanubha bhonsle. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. She has reported from jammu and kashmir and the northeast of india, and especially.
This week, mahrukh is joined by independent journalist, anubha bhosle. Mother, wheres my country looking for light in the darkness of manipur kindle edition by bhonsle, anubha. Anubha bhonsle is the author of mother, wheres my country. Anubha bhonsle speaking tiger books speaking tiger books. She has over 20 published books which include the indias first fantasyadventure series for children taranauts and the national best seller the gita for children which also won the 2016 crossword award for childrens writing. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading mother, wheres my country looking for light in the darkness of manipur. Over the last ten years much of her reportage has concentrated on the impact of longstanding conflict. Money and muscle in indian politics, milan vaishnav takes readers deep into the marketplace for criminal politicians. I think our conversation went beyond the numbers of death, the semantics of what to call this, a riot or pogrom and much more. The book is available in the united sates via amazon. Mother, wheres my country looking for light in the. Place of publication not identifiedpenguin books india, 2014. In the past 10 years, much of bhonsle s reportage has concentrated on the impact of longstanding conflict. Images of children in war and strife prick our conscience, but only momentarily.
Her awardwinning shows, documentaries and pieces have appeared on cnnnews18 formerly called cnnibn, ndtv, the new york times, wilson centre and women under siege. The book, a result of nearly a decade spent researching a. Anubha bhonsle is an awardwinning journalist and author. Anubha bhonsle won ramnath goenka excellence in journalism awards 2009 and chameli devi award for outstanding woman media person. Officer ajay shukla participated in the discussion after the launch. I can recall the names of seven sister states and thats about it. Journalist anubha bhonsle s book mother, wheres my country. There is another sacks book, gratitude, with a beautiful ink blue cover that i so.
Madhu trehan interviews karan thapar on his book, devils advocate. A deeply researched book on manipur though anubha bhonsle s deeply researched stories of manipur appeal to the heart, the author, like everybody else, seems. Anubha bhonsle joins jagran new media as lead for digital video. Looking for light in the darkness of manipur is the tale of one such hero. In her powerful, poignant book one of the best nonfiction works from india in recent years anubha bhonsle examines the tangled and tragic history of manipur, and of much of indias north east. Buy mother, wheres my country looking for light in the darkness. Kindle edition published in 2016, 9385288350 hardcover publish. After the night in the local hospital, d hadnt stepped out of her house for nearly a week. Editions for mother, wheres my country looking for light in the darkness of manipur. Through the story of irom sharmilaon a protest fast since 2000and many others who have fallen victim to violence or despair or stood up. Editions of mother, wheres my country looking for light. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.250 546 547 110 39 477 869 328 852 792 1034 933 1227 1092 464 138 1556 1416 905 363 1173 286 798 1504 1386 918 375 975 779 1 1356 700 1156 384 260 913 953 433 118