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Law and the Image
The Media Lab : Jadavpur University


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The essay confronts a problem of political thought approached through the question of cruelty inflicted on Hindu widows of Bengali middle-class families. As the harrowing descriptions of oppression raise a mixture of sadness, horror and anger in the…



Uttar Falguni (1963)
Director: Asit Sen
Producer: Uttam Kumar Films Pvt. Ltd.
Story: Niharranjan Gupta
Script: Nripendrakrishna Chattopadhyay
Cinematography: Anil Gupta, Jyoti Laha
Art: Ramchandra Sindhe, Sujit Das
Editing: Tarun Dutta


Main Features

Providing Monogamy and Divorce as legal option for all Hindus.
Notion of Marriage as not merely Sacramental but a Contract as well.
Notions of gotras, castes and religion not valid.

Pre-requisites For Marriage

Neither are…