"Fire on the Ganges: Life among the Dead in Banaras" a book written by Radhika Iyengar

"Fire on the Ganges: Life among the Dead in Banaras" a book written by Radhika Iyengar

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Category : Miscellaneous Published on: September 12 2023

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  • Radhika Iyengar wrote the book "Fire on the Ganges: Life among the Dead in Banaras", published by Harper Collins.
  • The book highlights the city of Banaras, also known as Varanasi, in India, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between death and the afterlife.
  • "Fire on the Ganges" represents the first attempt to document the daily experiences of Doms in Banaras.
  • It provides an insight into the historical background of Banaras by taking a look at some of the resilient individuals of the Dom community.
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