Author Archives: Shubhashis Mitra

PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS PART-6

IN THE BY-LANES OF SANTINIKETAN This is the age of highways. One can drive to Kolkata in flat 3 hours, then there is the information highway- people are actually contemplating information super-highways now. The quantum computers of the future are …

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OH, THE GIRLS OF OUR TIMES!

OH, THE GIRLS OF OUR TIMES! Got fairly bogged down, or lets say even a bit bored, by writing apparently serious stuff about Santiniketan and Visva Bharati. Let us move on to the lighter sides of life. Prayer hall or …

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PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-5

IN SEARCH OF EX-STUDENT’S EQUATION WITH SANTINIKETAN? This should not be a photo-graphical journey of any sort. Instead, this is one of the rare moments in office, when I am not really hard pressed, and time at this moment is …

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PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-4

PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-4 We all would like to find the flag of Visva Bharati fluttering strongly in coming days. In fact Visva Bharati is supposed to be the flag bearer among Indian Universities; being the first Central University in independent …

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PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-3

PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-3 DEALINGS WITH BEAUTY Among many other creative inputs from Rabindranath Tagore, a masterstroke of him was ‘depiction of beauty’. Usually ‘expressing beauty’ is the domain of poets, artists and musician; Rabindranath being all combined into one it …

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PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-2

PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS: PART-2 Everything in life need not have a sense of purpose; the luxury of dealing with time without much purpose can certainly be pretty refreshing. I have moved out often without any direction on my faithful motorbike, mostly …

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PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS-PART-1

PHOTOGRAPHICALLY YOURS-PART-1 Frankly speaking, the impending summer heat and a severe bout of viral fever made me rather sloth. Visva Bharati is in all sorts of cross currents now, dampening the mood in general and suddenly I find myself digging …

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FACES OF SANTINIKETAN PART-2

FACES OF SANTINIKETAN PART-2 Actually, this is a section, where everyone can and should contribute. Visva Bharati after all is never a story about an academic institution only; but it is always a story of the people who are involved …

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STAGE DÉCOR BASANTA UTSAVA 2015, EXPLORING PALASH

STAGE DÉCOR BASANTA UTSAVA 2015, EXPLORING PALASH This year 2015AD, instead of focusing my camera on the usual morning bonanza of living colours of Basanta Utsava, I decided to get a close glimpse of the stage décor for the evening …

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RECENT WORKS OF K.G.SUBRAMANYAN (MANIDA)

RECENT WORKS OF K.G.SUBRAMANYAN (MANIDA) Very recently an exhibition of latest works of K.G.Subramanyam, henceforth to be fondly addressed as Manida, was held at Nandan, Kalabhavana in the first week of February 2015. For some time now, this website Muktodhara, …

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