Tag Archives: Calcutta

Jorasanko by Aruna Chakravarti ~ Book Review

  Many a times one is fortunate enough to read a book, which completely overpowers one. One starts living, breathing and empathizing with the characters portrayed. I recently read one such book, Jorasanko by Aruna Chakravarti. I was spell bound … Continue reading

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Feeling the presence of Shakti @ Durga Puja @ Kolkata

Durga Puja in Calcutta (or Kolkata as it is known now) has been captured and portrayed very romantically and beautifully in many a popular Bollywood movie, not to mention vernacular movies. In fact I would go as far as to … Continue reading

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The call of the East

   This is a great time of the year to be in India.  Most parts of the country, particularly North India, Eastern India and many parts of South and Western India are already in throes of festivities, especially those celebrating … Continue reading

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