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Mojaffor Hossain’s All the Sadeqs are getting killed

The most naïve boy of Dhabaldhola village had been murdered. The decapitated body lay on the demarcation line between the Bangari field and the Taro crop-field.

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Poetry by Manu Dash

You thought Time would play thumri while in the outskirts of desire

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Far away from the crowd, ...

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