I would like all visitors to take a look at this post I came across recently:
Qalandar makes a point that's usually not given much space for discussion in the subcontinental forums, especially when passions run really high and national movements are deigned to be the only path for subverting existing nation-state strangleholds.
I'll return with my observations later.
About FOOTPRINTS IN THE BAJRA (Cedar Books, New Delhi); By Nabina Das
"Fittingly for a poet, Nabina’s novel also has a strong lyrical core. 'Footprints in the Bajra' takes the homely image of the millet field as its central metaphor. ... But the novel is less a thriller about guerrilla action than a subtly colored character study of a fascinating group of individuals who intersect at various points in their lives ..." -- DEBRA CASTILLO, author, editor and distinguished professor (Cornell University, April 17, 2010).