A Letter, a Thought.

Monday, June 19th, 2017 To My Gorkha Friends: A Letter of Solidarity, We’ve forgotten the days of 2003! The armed struggle for a separate State led by Kamatapur Liberation Organisation was terminated by rampant State Terror in the month of December that year. It was indeed an end to one era of the struggle of…

The second sex: a glimpse of the Rajbangshi women

Simone de Beauvoir suggested in The Second Sex that “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman. No biological, psychological or economic fate determines the figure that the human female presents in society; it is civilization as a whole that produces this creature, intermediate between male and eunuch, which is described as feminine. Only…

Fomer Nodi- Remembering Mr.Faustus

“I paint the words as water in my mind” -Abhijeet Barman (1979-2008) Wordsworth of Rajbangshi/Kamatapuri literature, Abhijeet Barman, bade adieu to life at 29, leaving behind a trail of memories buried in Jorpokhri, North Bengal University, Bombay Tata Cancer hospital. Those memories now await its’ complete resurgence before our eyes, to be pressed close to…