Subhadra Sengupta

Tribute to lesser-known Children’s Writer – Subhadra Sengupta

A beautifully written article by Edaan Ghosh. It’ll encourage you to study more about this lesser-known Children’s Writer – Subhadra Sengupta. By the end of the article, you might end up adding some of her books to your Amazon cart. Subhadra Sengupta was an Indian writer based in Delhi. She was born in June 1959 and had a master’s degree in history. She was the … Continue reading Tribute to lesser-known Children’s Writer – Subhadra Sengupta

Burmaik-North Bengal Tourism

Burmaik – a rendezvous with tranquility in North Bengal Tourism

There are offbeat places offered by North Bengal Tourism where one can go to find some solace from the hurried life of the concrete jungles. You just simply need to explore such hidden treasures. Parna had been to one such place last year. She shares her experience here with us. In one of his books, Ruskin Bond says, “It is always the same with mountains. … Continue reading Burmaik – a rendezvous with tranquility in North Bengal Tourism

An ode to the Thore Chhechkis and Dnata chocchoris – Bengali Staple Dishes

It’s not just about ghontos, chhechkis or chochhoris, Parna’s perfectly weaved article will take you on a ride to your memory lanes. Those distinct smells that wafted from our mothers’ and grandmothers’ kitchens, those aversion towards food until the dearth was felt..and so much more…. Come Indian summer and the winter beauties like carrots, cabbages, cauliflowers and beans go into annual hibernation. Instead, the Bengalis … Continue reading An ode to the Thore Chhechkis and Dnata chocchoris – Bengali Staple Dishes

Books by Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond Books for School Going Children

Ruskin Bond books are timeless and the best picks during this time of disharmony when our minds yearn to be free from stress. Our Guest blogger, Ekta Kubba, an ardent Ruskin Bond fan, has shared some of the best books of Ruskin Bond. The digital world and progressions in technology have altered the way of life. Undoubtedly, it has made students’ life more competitive and … Continue reading Ruskin Bond Books for School Going Children

Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury – the renaissance man who understood Bengali children

To us Bengalis, childhood is never complete without the healthy doses of Tuntunir Golpo, Abol Tabol’s verses and the Gupi Gyne Bagha Byne trilogy. And all these evergreen creations are from the same family – the illustrious Ray (Chowdhury) family of 100 A Gorpar Road! Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury created the unforgettable, cute, naughty bird Tuntuni. Through Abol Tabol, his son Sukumar Ray built improbable scenarios, … Continue reading Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury – the renaissance man who understood Bengali children

Food Crawl in Darjeeling – A rare treasure of the North Bengal Tourism

After a deadly COVID-19 experience, Parna & family could finally make a trip to a place close to our heart – Darjeeling. In this article, we have discussed some of the best restaurants in Darjeeling, where she and her friends managed to visit during her 2 and a half day stay in Darjeeling before travelling to other lesser known spots in North Bengal Tourism. Here … Continue reading Food Crawl in Darjeeling – A rare treasure of the North Bengal Tourism

SIGNIFICANCE OF GOOD SCHOOL MANNERS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD

Good school manners are something that children imbibe from their teachers, friends and peers. And it these manners stay with them for their lifetime – they become their lives’ building blocks. We always want to give the best to our children, but being a parent is not an easy job. Amidst this Covid-19 pandemic, we have noticed that our kids are becoming stubborn and rigid, … Continue reading SIGNIFICANCE OF GOOD SCHOOL MANNERS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore – The Bard whose works will never lose their relevance.

Rabindranath Tagore’s presence in the lives of the Bengalis has been like this song written by the great poet himself. The songs, poems and his other literary works have been a blessing to us and would continue to be so, forever….. “Bohe nirontoro ononto anandadhara…….” (The showers of eternal bliss flows forever) (Rabindranath Tagore, Bhaanga Gaan, written on 1897) However, my acquaintance with the famous … Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore – The Bard whose works will never lose their relevance.

Satyajit Ray Behind The Camera

Reminiscing the legacy of the God of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray

For us, Satyajit Ray is the sole God of Indian cinema. Yes, there have been controversies surrounding him. But, which great man has ever lived without controversies. Parna’s article will take you through his career, his art, his books, and his favourite actor. From a very young age, when I have just learned to read Bengali, I used to be excited when I saw storybooks … Continue reading Reminiscing the legacy of the God of Indian cinema Satyajit Ray

A room With A Door And A Window

চার আনার কামরা

-সরসিজ বসু মল্লিক (অতিথি লেখক) একটা ছোট কামরা । না রেলগাড়ির কামরা নয় ।এটা বড়ো মাপের একটা ঘরের অংশ ।ঘরটার মাঝে একটা দেয়াল দিয়ে বারো আনা আর চার আনা দুটি অংশে ভাগ করা । আমরা চার আনার অংশটা কে কামরা বলছি । ঘরটাকে এইভাবে ভাগ করার কারণ, বারো আনার ঘরটাকে ভাড়া দেওয়া । ভাড়া খুবই কম ।তবে ভাড়ার অর্থ মালিকের একটি আয়ের উৎস। ঘরের মালিক … Continue reading চার আনার কামরা