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Why do Bengalis from Calcutta look down upon the Hindi language?

It’s a superiority complex that the Bengalis of Calcutta have. They look down upon anything not related to them. Most of the Bengalis of Calcutta have two different origin. The Bengalis who resided in the city for more than 150–180 … 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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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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