International Journal of Research in English

International Journal of Research in English


International Journal of Research in English
International Journal of Research in English
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1
No more tears sister: Sri Lanka, gender and militancy

Nida Ahmed

As the title of the documentary suggests, it explores Rajani’s relationship with her sister, Nirmala Rajasingam. By incorporating personal testimonies and emotional expressions from people close to Rajani like her daughter, her husband, parents, and colleagues, it charts out her commitment to the principles of social justice, engagement with the revolution and Sri Lankan Civil War, and her subsequent disillusionment with militancy.
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