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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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Superstitions prevalent and their possible logical reasoning

I grew up in a moderately liberal minded religious Bengali family. Though I heard many a things not to do but hardly any sort of reasoning was given behind them. Even if I asked the reason, I was hardly given … Continue reading

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