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Distinguished Service Professor Authors Historically-Based Autobiography

Dastidar's book cover

Drawing on more than three decades of field work and research, Sachi G. Dastidar, distinguished service professor at SUNY Old Westbury, has published the autobiographical nonfiction work “Mukti: Free to Be Born Again – Partitions of Indian Subcontinent, Islamism, Hinduism, Leftism and Liberation of the Faithful.” The 684-page book, published by AuthorHouse, examines the history of Muslim-majority Bangladesh and Hindu-majority West Bengal/India in post-1947 Partition of India.