DURGA PUJA 2015- A PERSONAL JOURNEY By Shubhashis Mitra

Durga Puja in Bengal is an epic, each time one turns the pages all over, new realizations, images, memories emerge. Just like other epics those inferences are then conveniently boxed to our psyche or sub conscious to be kept dormant …

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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 COUNTRY SIDE AND THE RAINS

THE COUNTRY SIDE Poetry, is perhaps not easy to conceive But an effortless venture for nature around As I tread on, the music starts erupting Don’t know for how many years, For how many hundred years, I belonged to you. …

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KALA BHAVANA STUDENTS THESE DAYS (2010-14)

KALA BHAVANA STUDENTS THESE DAYS (2010-14) With Nandalal, Benod Behari, Gouri Bhanja, Ramkinkar, Somenath Hore, Suhas Roy, K G Subramanyam, Jogen Choudhury as faculty members at some point of time, Kala Bhavana is perhaps the most famous institute of Visva …

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INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION 2014 & VISVA BHARATI

INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION 2014 & VISVA BHARATI As a prologue, I should acknowledge that politics were never my forte. However at the initial stages of my career as I was posted at the hotbed of power politics in the coal …

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BUTTERFLIES OF SANTINIKETAN

BUTTERFLIES OF SANTINIKETAN This time we shall look at two of the black variety of butterflies, which can be quite similar to the other. One of the major problems in identifying the butterflies arises because their wings can look different …

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THE BIHU SONGS

                                                       THE FOREWORD Bihu is the National Festival of Assam, one of the most beautiful …

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STALWARTS once related to SANTINIKETAN-Part-3

STALWARTS once related to SANTINIKETAN-Part-3 THE GERMAN TAGORE SCHOLAR-ALEX ARONSON By Martin Kampchen, Published by Prof. Tapati Mukhopadhyay,Director, Rabindra-Bhavana, Visva Bharati Alex Aronson was born in on 30 October 1912 in Breslau, which was then situated in Germany. His mother …

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STALWARTS once related with SANTINIKETAN-Part-2

STALWARTS once related with SANTINIKETAN-Part-2 Compiled by Shyamal Mazumder Dr. Syed Mujtaba Ali (Bengali: সৈয়দ মুজতবা আলী) (1904–1974) was a Bangladeshi author, academician, scholar and linguist. Born in Karimganj district (in present-day Assam, India), Ali passed the matriculation exam from …

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