Their actions stunned the colonial power and ignited the spark of rebellion throughout Bengal. In this book, the first of its kind, journalist Manini Chatterjee gives. In This Book, The First Of Its Kind, Journalist Manini Chatterjee Gives A Riveting Account Of The Real Life Drama Without Compromising On Facts. Drawing. More by Manini Chatterjee. Do and Die: The Chittagong Uprising, Manini Chatterjee. India. Anita Roy, Manini Chatterjee. from: $ Top of Page.

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Agnivo Niyogi rated it really liked it Mar 01, Nithya K rated it really liked chayterjee Dec 15, The emphasis on Gandhi and Nehru in India’s high school history can only be corrected by books like this. Paperback2nd Editionpages. This is a story of their zeal and fervour, love and loss.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? After Anc read the book, I was sort of pissed off at our education system for passing off su I read this book after I came to know the movie version wasn’t really an accurate adaptation of the actual history of the Chittagong uprising.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. After I read the book, I was manuni of pissed off at our education system for passing off such an important and more importantly, almost successful revolution as a one liner in our NCERT books. Jul 13, Sucharita rated it really liked it.


Do And Die : The Chittagong Uprising 1930-34

Soumyabrata Gupta rated it did not like it Jun 18, Although it just felt like a text book itself, but in the end I think Manini Chatterjee justified what she was doing. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Worst part is, no textbooks carry this account, not even a cursory mention. Manini Chatterjee’s young freedom fighters are portrayed as purely good, and this made them seem a little one dimensional at times, making me question the author’s objectivity.

Drawing on police records and government files and interviews with revolutionaries, Chatterjee reconstructs the events of that fateful night when six ex-detenus, inspired by the famous Easter Uprising in Dublinattacked the armouries of the police and the Auxiliary Force in Chittagong.

I was lucky enough to be working with a group of police officer friends from Bangladesh and we candidly discussed these diametrically opposed perspectives as a way of understanding the nature of terrorism, I was in Bangladesh in October when I first learnt about a Bengali heroine called Pritilata Wadedar. Sarah rated it really liked it Aug 06, Get to Know Us.

Do And Die : The Chittagong Uprising by Manini Chatterjee

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. But hcatterjee she wanted to inform me of the events of Chiitagong beween and and to help me undersatnd what it feels like to have a foreigner occupying your beloved country – full marks on both counts!

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Bidisha Banerjee rated manibi it was amazing Sep 10, While still in school, she did a diploma course in journalism from the Dateline School of Journalism and started writing for Dateline Delhi. No military training no strategic training, yet they got so far! Please try again later. Though none of the events can be considered above the other, but the prologue and epilogue of the catterjee is what will affect you most when you put it down.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Books by Manini Chatterjee. Vishal rated it did not like it Aug 20, Chatterjee does justice to the subject and keeps you hooked even though you know the fate of the uprising already from the movie and the one line you read about it in history books. When it was first published, Do and Die received the Rabindra Puraskar