Bandel Church and Hoogly Imambara

Apparently good 20+ years in Bengal was not enough time to plan a trip to Bandel Church and Hoogly Imambara! So this one time when I went to hometown, I made a list of places to visit and the oldest Church of the state, West Bengal was one of them. Just a reminder: There are … Continue reading Bandel Church and Hoogly Imambara

Ajodhya Hills, Purulia

Since childhood we have heard this song, "Tu ranga Matir Dashe Jaa" meaning "Go to the land of red soil". It was time for us to visit the land of red soil, Purulia. Even after staying in Bengal for years, it saddens me that how ignorant we are of the scenic pleasure that Bengal has … Continue reading Ajodhya Hills, Purulia

Shantiniketan, West Bengal

Have you ever heard of a place where classrooms are beyond walls, boundaries and are set up just under trees? Shantiniketan has its own school, colleges and university (Bisva Bharati) where students sit in the lap of nature (no, it's not because of poverty). That’s how students are taught to get close to mother earth. … Continue reading Shantiniketan, West Bengal


1. The Gender Discrimination When it comes to non-living things, no, Bengalis do not think if it should be “chalta hain” or “chalti hain” . Come on! How can you decide a car or a bike to be a guy or girl?           2.The Superpower When you are born as Bengali, … Continue reading 10 THINGS BENGALI PEOPLE FEEL WHEN THEY ARE AROUND PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT-SO-BENGALI


আরও একটা আন্তর্জাতিক ভাষা দিবস গেলো।আর আমরা কী করলাম?আমরা বড়োজোর Facebook-এ এই দিন নিয়ে 'Status' দিলামঅথবা সেরকম কোনও Post-এ করলাম 'Like'।তারপর আর মনেও পড়লো না দিনটাকে। যা আমাদের জীবন হয়ে দাঁড়িয়েছে, তাতে ভুলে যাওয়াটা যেন বড্ড স্বাভাবিক।আমরা আজ "বাংলা মায়ের অ্যাংলো সন্তান" হয়ে গর্ব করি।নিজের মাতৃভাষা না জানলেও চলে, কিন্তু ইংরেজি জানতেই হবে।নাহলে ব্যাপারটা হবে লজ্জাজনক।তার … Continue reading মাতৃভাষা