Author Archives: Shubhashis Mitra

BOOK REVIEW:FALL WINTER COLLECTIONS:KORAL DASGUPTA

BOOK REVIEW:FALL WINTER COLLECTIONS:KORAL DASGUPTA (Niyogi Books, ISBN:978-93-83098-84-2) A book review, that also of a fiction, is an intriguing task for me. Decades earlier, in my school and college days, I was terribly fond of fictions. Crazily, uncontrolled tears would …

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ONE TO ONE TALK WITH VICE CHANCELLOR PROF SUSHANTA DATTAGUPTA

ONE TO ONE TALK WITH VICE CHANCELLOR PROF SUSHANTA DATTAGUPTA The Prologue: At this present juncture, this website ‘Muktodhara’ felt a direct talk with Prof Sushanta Dattagupta, to be highly relevant to get an idea about the official position regarding …

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PURPOSE OF EDUCATION IN VISVA BHARATI?

PURPOSE OF EDUCATION IN VISVA BHARATI? Why we get educated? This can be a very complicated topic if dealt with serious intentions. One ready answer is ofcourse to earn a livelihood, the common course of action for most of the …

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FOR YOUR EYES ONLY! DANCER’S PARADISE!

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY! DANCER’S PARADISE! For your eyes only, With sizzling and drizzling rain, All over and all around, again, Penning poems, I am just trying to be wise, It is time to delve into the dancer’s paradise! Looking …

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WHERE YOU WERE, I WAS NOT THERE

WHERE YOU WERE, I WAS NOT THERE I was not there, Where you were. Somewhere far away from me, You lived your life, We never met. Yes, that is the fate. I can yet feel, Your pulses within me! The …

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THE BOUNDARIES OF COGNITION- HOPE & FEAR

THE BOUNDARIES OF COGNITION-‘HOPE’ & ‘FEAR’ This should be a philosopher’s topic. But I am tempted to handle it, prodded by an inquisitive pen. I have nothing as a pre-text and is just letting the drifting thoughts to coalesce. The …

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THE CONCEPT OF MODERNITY IN SANTINIKETAN IN 2015AD

THE CONCEPT OF MODERNITY IN SANTINIKETAN IN 2015AD Rabindranath Tagore was a path breaking modern thinker of India and when he set up Santiniketan in his pre-conceived Tapovan format in 1905AD; the intellect of Santiniketan remained highly modern, though the …

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THE GANG FORMATIONS IN SANTINIKETAN

THE GANG FORMATIONS IN SANTINIKETAN No, do not get perturbed at the topic heading, here we are dealing with Kid Gangs of Patha Bhavana days around 1970s! In those days, for enterprising boys, it was a necessity to form groups …

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A FALL FROM A TREE & P M HOSPITAL

A FALL FROM A TREE & P M HOSPITAL Leafing over the pages in my brain in search of new topics to post for Muktodhara is proving to be quite a job at hand-at times intriguing, at times exasperating, and …

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LALBANDH BUTTERFLY PROJECT-COMPLETION OF A YEAR

LALBANDH BUTTERFLY PROJECT-COMPLETION OF A YEAR It is exactly one year, few friends namely Prosit Mukherjee, Sudipto Mukherjee, Barsanjit Majumder, Atul Mehrotra and I (Shubhashis Mitra) got involved with Lalbandh Butterfly Project under the umbrella Eco-Zone project by Visva Bharati …

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