Monthly Archives: March 2016

AFTER THOUGHT-BASANTA UTSAVA-KALA & SANGIT BHAVANA

On the very morning of Basanta Utsava 2016 at Santiniketan, on the premises of Kala Bhavana, the art wing of Visva Bharati University, having a chat with faculty members there, I just casually inquired ‘Why do not you take part …

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Kobita by Nelakhshi

পলাশ ফাগুন লেগেছে বনে-বনে ফাগুন লেগেছে মনে-মনে। পলাশ বন হাতছানি দিয়ে ডাকে, মনের ক্যানভাসে তাই— পলাশের ছবি আঁকে। কমলা পলাশ, হলুদ পলাশ যাবে তুমি কোন বনে ! ফাগুন হাওয়া লেগেছে মনে। দোল পূর্ণিমার রাতে, সোনাঝুরি বন আছে সাথে। আয়রে পলাশ …

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THE INTELLECTUAL STRESS OF PRESENT TIMES and VISVA BHARATI

It is clearly evident to sensitive minds that Indian intellect is at stress now. Be it tolerance, nationalism, reservation, free speech, education or governance- every concept is being challenged at random by all and sundry. As present the situation appears …

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THE SQUIRRELS

In our school days at Patha Bhavana, Bhup Narayan Singh and Late Partha Kisku, both our classmates used to come to school with squirrels in their pocket. They would find a kid squirrel somewhere, take it to their home, feed …

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