This is the third and last part of the digitally restored notes from my maternal grandfather in law – Mr Dilip Kumar De’s (Dadu’s) diary about the “Tarpan… Read more “Tarpan Vidhi Part-3 / তর্পণ বিধি পর্ব – ৩”
The Ambassador-stories of the “Sarkari” car, yellow taxis and freshly minted ‘old’ times…
That Hindustan Motors has decided to stop production of the iconic Ambassador car at its “Hind Motor” factory near Calcutta is almost stale news now. Probably as… Read more “The Ambassador-stories of the “Sarkari” car, yellow taxis and freshly minted ‘old’ times…”
Durga Pujo to a Calcuttan- Connotations, religious and beyond!
The very first thing every year I do after I get hold of the calendar (the Roman and the Bengali one, both) is to check the Durga… Read more “Durga Pujo to a Calcuttan- Connotations, religious and beyond!”
Sokhi bhalobasha kare koy?
Tagore had asked this question aeons ago…and frankly speaking none of us have the answer till date. We all know how does it feel….it feels good, it… Read more “Sokhi bhalobasha kare koy?”
1. Love makes your world go round….and square, rectangle and what not! It’s like watching the stars descend and kiss your feet goodnight…every night 🙂 2. Have you… Read more “Realisations…lately.”
Saraswati Pujo- not so long ago.
So today is Saraswati Pujo. and like every bongo nari worth her salt, I also have a few memories here and there. But the memories that one… Read more “Saraswati Pujo- not so long ago.”
100th Post: Songs that stay on
So here it is. I mean the 100th post. Am in two minds to give a Karan Johar-esque Filmfare speech. He apparently cried this time too. But… Read more “100th Post: Songs that stay on”
What happens when you desperately try to locate your ‘home’ on Google maps?What happens when you smile at the virtual pleasure of that landmark near by being… Read more “Perfect”
Unoshyar, bishorgo ar Chandrobindoo.
I was first introduced to the kind of music Chandrobindoo makes, in class IX (9). I still remember vividly how the girls of our class gave mickey… Read more “Unoshyar, bishorgo ar Chandrobindoo.”
Pujo and perceptions
The title sounds like an academic paper but I have nothing to footnote about other than what Prof. Dhanda would have termed as aboriginal research. Or may… Read more “Pujo and perceptions”