চরণদাসের গান: সেকাল ও একাল

‘হীরক রাজার দেশে’ দেখেই পুরো বিষয়টা মাথায় আসে, এতকাল গদ্যরূপে নিজের মতামত প্রকাশ করার প্রচেষ্টা করেছি, অতএব আজ কিছু অভিনব করার স্বার্থেই কবিতার সাহায্য নিলাম।। “কতই রঙ্গ দেখি দুনিয়ায়ও ভাই রে ও ভাই,কতই রঙ্গ দেখি দুনিয়ায়… আমি যেদিকে তে চাই,দেখে অবাক হয়ে যাইএর অর্থ কোনো খুঁজে নাহি পাই রেভাই রে ভাই রে… দেখো ভালোজনে, রইলো…

As Bengal Goes to Polls, Will Women Be Safe Under Mamata Di?

A university student in Kolkata alleged on last Sunday that she had been assaulted and abused for wearing shorts and smoking by some men returning from a poll rally of the “ruling party”. The incident occurred when she and her male friend – a student of the same university – were returning home (to Gandhi…

Gibranism and Bengali culture

I was strolling in the gardens of an insane asylum when I met a young man who was reading a philosophy book.His behavior and his evident good health made him stand out from the other inmates. I sat down beside him and asked: ‘What are you doing here?’ He looked at me, surprised. But seeing…

Marriages or just lifetime lampoons?

A lot of women feel why do educated urban women go for arranged marriages, but the truth is as single women we have all been there. According to professional matchmakers, parents should start looking for a husband for their daughters as soon as they turn 22 because they may lose their innocent looks once they…