My Mother: Dashami Borah

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Dashami Borah, my mother was born in a middle class family of rural Assam. She was discouraged to go to school by her own mother by sprinkling hot chili powder on her eyes. But she fought back and went on to become the first female matriculate of a vast locality of rural Assam. She was no doubt a champion for girls’ education in rural areas of Assam. More

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Words: 4,950
Language: Commonwealth English
ISBN: 9781311223012
About Hiranya Borah

Born in a teachers' family in a village of Assam, a province of India. Borah started his journey of writing at a tender age of eleven. He published two novels in Assamese language and other fictional and non-fictional stories in Assamese periodicals during his college days. Then Borah stopped his literary activity for more than three decades.
He has published more than hundred books on this platform in English within a span of four years. The books are on different topics like inspiration,romance and love, humour, ghosts, thriller, children etc. Eight of his published books, are already in the first two thousand most downloaded books among all categories and one book, random thoughts through coloured prism, ranked below nine hundred among all categories (comprising more than 4.8 Lac books) on this platform.

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Review by: anwesha borah on July 23, 2016 :
My grandma was a brave and very strong woman whom I always adore. I miss her always and I always remember how she used to pick me up in her arms even when her one leg had been fractured.For me she is a super woman.Thanks Dad for writing on my wonderful grandmom.
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Review by: Sunitha Bhaskar on July 13, 2016 : (no rating)
By sharing the life story of your mother who was extremely brave in facing the hurdles and hardships of life, you have done a great job. The book is passionately written, and very inspirational also.
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Review by: monaborah on July 05, 2016 :
It is indeed a story worth reading for any young lady. The mother of the writer was a a brave lady who fought an uneven battle against the social norms of the society prevailing even today in some parts of the world. She is a true champion for the cause of girls' education in rural areas.
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Review by: Tuku Moni on June 20, 2016 :
Sometime facts are more interesting than fiction!
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Review by: Anastasia Lily on June 19, 2016 :
I am always fascinated by cultures that hold restrictions on intellectual growth and personal contribution based on gender and economic standing. Where do these cultural beliefs originate from and how long will these oppressive institutions last?
I appreciated that this book was written in Hiranya Borah's own voice. I thank Hiranya Borah, for this insightful book. A salute to him and his mother for their courage. Many good thoughts and good feeling to them on their journey.
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