Shyama is the pivotal character of “Janani”, a remarkable novel by Manik Bandyopadhyay. Here Shyama Struggles to survive honestly with her only son even after receiving the hard blows of life. Shital, her husband is imprisoned for executing the crime of stealing. Later, he exposes more dark features of his character…But he wants to reunite with Shyama again… In the meantime, a new child emerges in Shyama’s life, her grandson. In this novel, a series of unforgettable incidents explore the rural Bengal, the earlier century and the people of the age. “Janani” is the first published novel of Manik Bandyopadhyay, one of the most powerful Indian novelists of 20th Century. For a long time ‘Janani’ had rested untouched. Patra Bharati feels honoured to publish this great novel with new flavour.