Quiet Flows the River Jhelum
Nominated | Book Awards 2021 | Translated into English
Quiet Flows the River Jhelum (Jhelum Nodir Tirey)
A suspense-filled narrative of the accession of Jammu & Kashmir to India, depicting how steadfast Indian leaders, brave defence personnel and the local population were able to thwart Pakistan’s destructive plans. This contemporary English translation brings the critically acclaimed Bengali original to a wider audience.
Author Binoy Mukhopadhyay (1909–2002) pen name ‘Jajabor’, started his career as a journalist in a number of Bengali dailies, and subsequently joined the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Translator, Sujit Kumar Das joined the West Bengal Civil Service. At present, he works as the Joint Commissioner of Revenue, Government of West Bengal.