A mother and daughter in green fields with their cattle is a common rural scene. These women have lived through innumerable droughts, floods and wars as neighbours - and have survived, carelessly brushing away their pain and sorrow that could not destroy their spirit - and sense of dignity. This late afternoon light is also common and known in Bangla literature as kone dekhano alo 'light to show off the bride in"!

- Main Uddin (image by Rowan Watts)
A mother and daughter in green fields with their cattle is a common rural scene. These women have lived through innumerable droughts, floods and wars as neighbours - and have survived, carelessly brushing away their pain and sorrow that could not destroy their spirit - and sense of dignity. This late afternoon light is also common and known in Bangla literature as kone dekhano alo 'light to show off the bride in"! - Main Uddin
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