Pandal Hopping with me. South Calcutta

MUDIALI CLUB :KALIGHAT   Tridhara Sammelani : 66Palli:Kalighat: Badamtala Ashar Sangha :Kalighat : Mudiali Shib Mandir : Haridevpur 41 Pally : Haridevpur Vivekananda Park : Ballygunge Cultural Association : Ekdalia Evergreen : Singhi Park :

Durga Pujo Fever..

The Durga Puja festival epitomizes the victory of Good over Evil. For Bengalis Durga puja marks the time of happy tides as the city gets ready to immerse itself in the festive revelry.  All the families immerse themselves in the five day festival of pandal hopping, food and cultural events.  For these five days, devotees…

Review -Soul with the Mosaic Vision

  Soul with the Mosaic vision -a documentary film which features the inspiring journey of the poet Vaijayantee Bhattacharya.  The phase of her life in Kolkata during her childhood, then Delhi for her workmode and now the new life at Bahrain,  these  significant era of her wonderful journey has been described here. Vaijayantee Bhattacharya ,who…

Reader’s review -The Broken Home and other stories -Rabindranath Tagore Translated by Lopamudra Banerjee

The Broken Home and other stories is English translation of Tagore’s Nastanirh(The Broken Home),  Dena Poana(The Dowry Death), Haimonti, Maanbhanjan(The Appeasing),  Darpaharan(The Final Surrender), A Khata (Notebook),Subha and Laboratory. For readers who crave to understand Tagore but are unable because of the language barrier, Lopa Banerjee’s book is a must read. The fluent and vibrant…

Walking in the streets of North Kolkata

August 24, 1690 back in those times, Kolkata (Calcutta) got its brand new identity during the rule of East India Company. Kolkata, a 300-yeari-old city is still holding the glorious image of the then ruler through its nostalgic streets,  heritages and monuments. But readers I am here to share the thoughts of only one part…

Agomoni…..

Ask a fellow Bengali, “What is so special about Durga puja? ” He will laugh and ask you back -“what is not so special about this puja?” Yes, thats how we, Bengali are, welcoming Maa Durga. During Durga Puja at Bengal The Star attractions are the different Barowari Pujas conducted by several clubs and associations….

Reader’s Review – “Let The Night Sing ” by Lopa mudra Banerjee

“Let the night sing ” – poetic musings by Lopamudra Banerjee is a collection of 70 poems  , most of them  born as lunar musings in the wee hours of the night,  the poet,  sometimes as a child woman,  sometimes as a restless sojourner,  celebrates the splinters and  shards.. Introduction : “Bodies are visible hieroglyphics….

Reader’s Review -“AN INTROSPECTIVE MEDLEY “by Tanya Sengupta

“There are certain things around us which leave us an experience  of a lifetime.”  – Tanya Sengupta The debut poetry book “An Introspective Medley “-to explore yourself is a collection of various types of poems. The debut poetry book by Tanya Sengupta,  who is a poet, Philanthropist  and nature lover is a worth read.  …

Book launch of An Introspective Medley

The book launch of Tanya Sengupta’s debut book “An Introspective Medley “- to explore yourself  turned to be an exciting one. Tanya Sengupta is a poet, philanthropist and nature lover from Kolkata.  She started writing poems since she was eight.  She  loves to spend time with nature, books and music.  Some of her poems have…

Dear Harry..

Dear Harry, Since the day I saw  you for the first time, my world has turned magical.. I wish I had a time turner so that I could go back on the day when you first cast your spell on me.. Falling in love with you gives me the joy of receiving my Hogwarts letter…..

Book launch -Let the night sing by Lopamudra Banerjee

Let the Night sing –  poetic musings written by a renowned  poet,  writer,  editor and  translator Lopamudra Banerjee, was launched at a ceremony at the Doodle Room,  Hazra on 29 th July. The guests including Dr.  Sanjukta Dasgupta, Professor, Dept of English, Calcutta University  and Ms.Santosh Bakaya, Academician, poet and author and others  appreciating  the…