PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-2

PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-2 People do become extinct, or lets put it in this way-people change, ways of life change, priorities change, styles also change. Suddenly we start to miss the house-to-house curd seller carrying stock on his shoulder. In reality, …

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SANTHAL DANCE : HUL FESTIVAL

SANTHAL DANCE : HUL FESTIVAL  Actually, there is no specific Santhal Dance to perform on the occasion of Hul Festival. Rather in that festival Santhals perform either as an entertainment show or most usually to compete for the best dancing …

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REMEMBERING SHYAMALI KHASTAGIR

REMEMBERING SHYAMALI KHASTAGIR Run, Run, Run…… Run through the series of slanted palm trees, Crossing the bridge over river Kopai, Galloping across the red soil dust, Run away from this lonely life….. Shyamolidi would sometimes stop aside Grasp my wrist …

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MAMA BHAGNE PAHARH

Mama Bhagne Paharh By Md Intaj Ali The present article is essentially an attempt to rediscover the beauty of Mama Bhagne Paharh (Mama means-maternal uncle ,Bhagne means-nephew and Paharh means rock) and also its deplorable condition in contemporary situations. It …

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GENESIS OF THE CHAOS: JOYDEV MELA

GENESIS OF THE CHAOS: JOYDEV MELA This article is actually one in the process of searching the spirit of Joydev Mela. The spirit of Joydev Mela or Poet Joydev Goswami will take years to unfold, this is perhaps just the …

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POTTERS IN BHANGA MELA

POUSH MELA 2012: THE END GAME POTTERS IN BHANGA MELA This old man, Sahadeb Pal, is coming to Poush Mela from 1958AD, as a five year old kid, with his grandfather. At that time the Poush Mela were held in …

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PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-1

PEOPLE AROUND SANTINIKETAN-1 People, naturally, remain a focus of interest in this site. Being stationed in Santiniketan, people around Santiniketan will be a topic of continuous deliberation, on and off. It is after all interesting to know where we belong …

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