By Thomas Oberlies
The 2 nice epics of (old) India, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, are written in a language, which differs from so-called classical Sanskrit in lots of information. either texts nonetheless are of an important value in India and different international locations. due to this, a grammar describing the entire assorted features of epic Sanskrit has been overlooked before. The Grammar of Epic Sanskrit will now shut this hole.
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The male members of their families had been liquidated by the Mukti Bahini in human abattoirs. Life in the captivity of the Mukti Bahini in this prison was a hell. A Red Cross team located us and took us to a Camp in Mohammedpur. " Some eye-witnesses from Dacca said that dieir relatives had been subjected to violence by the Awami league militants at a number of places not far from Dacca. Some of the towns named by these witnesses are: Keraniganj, Joydebpur, Munshiganj, Rupganj, Madaripur, Pubail, Tangibari, Chandpur, Matlab Bazar, Hajiganj and Baidya Bazar.
Close to the water tank lay the dead bodies of many non-Bengali girls who, I learnt, were ravished by the killers and then murdered. ™ "A Bengali neighbour sheltered me and my aged mother from the terror and firry of the killer gang which had slaughtered my husband, my father and my two teenage brothers", said 22-year-old Roshanara Begum who lived lu a house in the Tong: suburb of Dacca. In the March 23 raid on her house, the killer gang set it on fire and also kidnapped her teenage sister. Repatriated to Karachi in December 1973, she gave this pathetic account of her woes: 28 "My parents hailed from the Indian state of Bihar but my bro thers, my sister and I were bom in Dacca.
On March 9, the Awami Leaguers had taken away, under the pain of dire punishment, weapons owned by non-Bengalis. "We were rendered defen celess. In the period of the Awami League's insurgency in Dacca, kidnapping non-Bengalis for ransom and then slaying them was die favourite modus operandi of the Awami League rebels. Hundreds of student bodies had sprouted all over the city and their hoodlums staged daring hold-ups on the roads and looted die houses of non-Bengalis. The Awami League High Command had frozen the bank accounts of non-Bengalis and restricted their withdrawal right.
A Grammar of Epic Sanskrit (Indian Philology and South Asian Studies) by Thomas Oberlies