A prolific Marxist Bengali writer, Manik lays bare the blurry limits of necessary and ‘superfluous’ in exploring a truly human way of surviving.
A Century Since the Kallol Era, ‘Pataldangar Panchali’ by Manish Ghatak Still Remains an Exemplar of Understanding the ‘Self’ through the ‘Other’
The post-Tagorean Bengali writer Manish Ghatak was a pioneer in chronicling the marginalised underbelly of twentieth-century colonial Calcutta with a keen sense of its gendered experience. While the …
What I Watch is My Personal Gospel
Your ears probe the ebb and flow of the background score, your eyes ferret out sources of discord. And it’s yours. A personal act. What you watch is what …
In Illustrations: A Night at Urs E Khusravi
The 719th Urs (death anniversary) celebration of beloved poet Hazrat Amir Khusrau was celebrated from May 7 to May 11 at Delhi's Dargah Sharif.