The Narayanpur Incident Shashi Deshpande
- Book Genre : Young Readers
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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Shashi Deshpande's writing career began in 1970, initially with short stories, of which several volumes have been published. She is the author of The Dark Holds No Terrors and That Long Silence.