Story of an Uprooted Mango Tree during Cyclone Amphan #prayforbengal

Today, early in the morning, my cousin brother sent me this picture. This is the picture of our ancestral home in the suburbs of Kolkata. This one image depicts the damage and devastation my home state West Bengal went through in one evening due to cyclone Amphan. It was hard to recognise my own home, … Continue reading Story of an Uprooted Mango Tree during Cyclone Amphan #prayforbengal

Why Bengalis Eat Non-Vegetarian Food During Durga Puja #wordsmatter

It's not that time of the year without noise, celebrations, festivities, laughter, new clothes, makeup, adda with friends and family and most importantly pandal hopping and gorging on Bengali delicacies. This is the time when Bengalis all over the world celebrate the biggest festival in a Bong's calendar, Durga Puja. For most Indians, Diwali is … Continue reading Why Bengalis Eat Non-Vegetarian Food During Durga Puja #wordsmatter