Finding the Unseen
An inspiring narrative to the social and political uprising of the new Bangladesh. More
When a political editor visits East Pakistan in 1963 to report on the civil unrest, he is unexpectedly embroiled in other domestic matters. He rescues a girl, whose brother was determined to sell her for marriage. Against various challenges, he falls in love with her, and against religious expectations, he marries her. They leave East Pakistan and settle in the UK for good.
Forty-seven years later, Mayah conspires to take her grandmother back to her motherland so she can reconcile with her estranged brother. Once there, Mayah comes to discover the visible rich and poor divide. The country has been an independent nation for over forty-years, but poverty, corruption, lack of education is still very rife. Shockingly, she also learns that fair complexion is still the preference. Most distressingly, he who dares to challenge customs and government was bound to die.
She meets many interesting individuals along her journey. A Street Entertainer and a political activist unknowingly inspire her to be the change the country is struggling to achieve. She decides to leave the improved and seek betterment instead. But there are many hurdles she must overcome. There are those, who fear she will gain power. They are unwilling to let that happen. Will she rise against their discouragement? If so, at what cost?