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Bengali Bangladeshi ex-doctor turned author


Taslima Nasrin is a Bengali Bangladeshi ex-doctor turned author who has been living in exile since 1994. From a modest literary profile in the late 1980s, she rose to global fame by the end of the twentieth century owing to her radical feminist views and her criticism of Islam in particular and of religion in general.

Taslima Nasrin Info

Date of BirthAugust 25, 1962
Place of BirthMymensingh, Bangladesh
Occupationspoet, columnist, novelist
NationalityBangladeshi, Swedish
Literary movementWomen's rights, Human rights, Secular movements
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 Like the CPM, Mamata is also soft on fundamentalists. All parties are scared of fanatics. That encourages fundamentalists. 
— Taslima Nasrin / February 02, 2012
 The incident that occurred in Karnataka on Monday shocked me. I learned that it was provoked by an article written by me that appeared in a Karnataka newspaper. But I have never written any article for any Karnataka newspaper in my life, 
— Taslima Nasrin / March 02, 2010
 The appearance of the article is atrocious. In any of my writings I have never mentioned that Prophet Muhammad was against burkha. Therefore this is a distorted story. I suspect that it is a deliberate attempt to malign me and to misuse my writings to create disturbance in the society. I wish peace will prevail. 
— Taslima Nasrin / March 02, 2010
 I have been living a life out of a suitcase since I was forced to leave India last year. 
— Taslima Nasrin / January 06, 2009