Author Archives: Abhisek

About Abhisek

Creative Writer, Blogger, Traveler, Finance Professional

How does a Bengali, staying outside West Bengal for work or education, feel during Durga Puja?

I am a Bengali working in a mining project in Chhattisgarh for the last 6 years. And in these 6 years, I have been home only 2 times during the Durga Puja. If you are here, you won’t feel the … Continue reading

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Why do the Bengalis hate the idea of Gorkhaland?

The problem of Gorkhaland is not a fight between the Bengalis and the Gorkhas. It’s a fight of inclusion and non-inclusion. Mainland Bengalis (from Kolkata) has a very weird idea of Bengal. For most elite, Bengali of Kolkata are the … Continue reading

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Biratnagar, Nepal

A few pics of Biratnagar Market in Nepal. Any different from India?

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Dawki, Meghalaya

A few more pics from my Meghalaya trip. Umngot River The beautiful clean river is flowing towards Bangladesh. The boats. Bangladesh view. India view. Again, Bangladesh. The water is so clean, the river bed can be seen. But that morning, … Continue reading

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Living root bridge, Meghalaya

Some pics from my Meghalaya trip.   When the whole world is trying to find out a way to sustain nature, the people of Meghalaya, for thousands of years have been doing the same. Instead of cutting down a tree … Continue reading

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Corporations, hiring and background checks, need of the hour

Ma generally calls me in the evening. It’s my daily routine. So, today’s call was not an exception until she shared what had happened in our lake-town residence. The narration scared the shit out of me. My sister in law … Continue reading

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Need for two different time zones in India

Being born and brought up in Arunachal Pradesh which is the easternmost state of India, I think I need to answer this question. The picture above speaks the whole story. I have spent my whole childhood watching the sky getting … Continue reading

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