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NIRMALA: The Mud Blossom

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This story is about Nirmala the Mud Blossom, who had the misfortune to be born a female in Mumbai. Rejected and thrown into the dustbin when she was just two days old, the child was rescued and returned to her family by the NGOs.
Nirmala is ill-treated by her mother, always subject to violence at her hands. She is allowed to continue her studies only because she can then c
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Paperback, 102 pages
Published August 9th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (first published July 29th 2014)
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Geethu Vijayan
Aug 15, 2014 Geethu Vijayan marked it as to-read
"The Mud Blossom graphically depicts the travails, discrimination, and abuse faced by female children in India from the cradle to the grave."

This book looks oh so promising. I want to see Nirmala fight. I want her to get her way. Most girls in India, born to educated or fairly literate families could perhaps relate.

Cannot wait for release!
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Fiza Pathan was born in Mumbai, India on 19th of March 1989 to Iqbal and Philomena Pathan. She finished her high school education from Bombay Scottish School, a reputed ICSE School in Mumbai. She then attended St Andrews College to pursue her BA degree in History and Sociology and graduated with a first class. She later graduated with a first class from the St Theresa's Institute of Education, ...more
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