Mridula Nath Chakraborty



DALIT / INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN Editorial


This special issue of Cordite Poetry Review has its roots in a project Mridula Nath Chakraborty has been working on for the last three years: Literary Commons: Writing Australia–India in the Asian century with Dalit, Indigenous and Multilingual Tongues.

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Just a duty-bound Hatred | कर्तव्य भर नफ़रत

Translated from the Bihar-Hindi to the English by Mridula Nath Chakraborty Ran the gamut of love talk from their side Even as they kept sowing hatred in the soil Inside Outside Ceaseless They nurtured hatreds one-sidedly We could not reach …

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The Colour Blue | नीला रंग

Translated from the Hindi to the English by Mridula Nath Chakraborty blue blue coloured weals would form on body on heart blows of forced labour and insult remember? the pot hanging from the neck the broom tied to the waist …

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