Nathikhela-The Ancient Stick

On 25th  May, Dhupguri football ground was a celebration hub, where an ancient folk festival Nathikhela, a form of martial arts, associated with the Rajbanghi Muslims, or the Nashya Sheikhs was performed. The celebration began with rice grinding in the traditional Indian wooden mortar and pestle by local women. Nashya Sheikh, also referred as Bengali Sheikh, is…

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“…unless the minds of men are particularly directed to the impressions of sight, objects pass perpetually before the eyes without conveying any impression to the brain at all; and so pass actually unseen, not merely unnoticed, but in the full clear sense of the word unseen.” [Modern Painters.Ruskin, John] Photographer and independent filmmaker Buddhadeb Barman…