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The Narayanpur Incident

The Narayanpur Incident

Deshpande Shashi
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8 August 1942: As Gandiji and prominent leaders are put in jail, Babu and Manju suddenly find themselves a part of the larger protests–their schools close down and their father is put behind bars. Their daring brother Mohan goes underground and the rest of the family moves to Narayanpur, a sleepy little village seemingly untouched by the turbulence in the country. But Narayanpur is seething within and it all comes to a head when a group of children dare to confront the police.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Oct/2000

ISBN: 9780140375411

Length : 148 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

The Narayanpur Incident

Deshpande Shashi

8 August 1942: As Gandiji and prominent leaders are put in jail, Babu and Manju suddenly find themselves a part of the larger protests–their schools close down and their father is put behind bars. Their daring brother Mohan goes underground and the rest of the family moves to Narayanpur, a sleepy little village seemingly untouched by the turbulence in the country. But Narayanpur is seething within and it all comes to a head when a group of children dare to confront the police.

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Deshpande Shashi

Shashi Deshpande (born 1938) is an Indian novelist. She is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award.

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