Indian Independence And Role Of Bengal Souptima Basu

Role played by Bengal in the Indian Independence Movement (Part 2) – The Struggle Begins

– Annoy Sarkar Continued From Part 1 The oppression by the Zamindars and the British compelled the poor peasants to retaliate. As a result, well before the revolt of 1857, revolutionary movements were witnessed in Bengal. Let’s have a look at them: The Sanyasi Revolution The company rule brought with it a general callousness on the part of the Company’s stooges. There were restrictions imposed … Continue reading Role played by Bengal in the Indian Independence Movement (Part 2) – The Struggle Begins

Artist during Durga Puja

Bengal and Bangaliana is also about…

-Annoy Sarkar This piece of writing is an attempt to look at the fringe beyond the focus of core Bengal and Bangaliana… Since eternity, Bongs have been tagged to rice, fish, robindrosongeet, sweets, politics et al. Every bit of it is true to its very core! No questions asked, but off late I sense a distorted definition and stylization of Bongs amongst the contemporaries. While … Continue reading Bengal and Bangaliana is also about…