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Bonedi Barir Durga Puja at Dasghara, West Bengal

I have always had a great interest in the history and architecture of West Bengal which dates back to the bygone eras. And the best time to explore and learn more about such places is during Durga Puja. That is the time when Bonedi families of West Bengal come together to celebrate the festival in …

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Maa Annapurna Mandir of Barrackpore, Kolkata

Maa Annapurna Mandir of Barrackpore, built by Jagdamba Devi the youngest daughter of Rani Rashmoni and her husband Mathura Mohan Biswas can be called the exact replica of the famous Dakshineswar Mandir of Kolkata. It is said that around  Rs 3 lakhs were spent to build this temple. The famous look-alike temple of Dakshineswar is …

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A Visit to Bonedi Barir Durga Puja in Kolkata- Part 2

It is that time of the year when almost every part of our country is getting ready for the festive season. With Mahalaya to be celebrated on 25th September this year and the starting of “Debi-pokkho” states like West Bengal and Assam where Durga Puja is celebrated on a grand scale getting decked up to …

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My visit to Chitto Babur Dokan in Dacres Lane, Kolkata

Kolkata is definitely a food lover’s paradise. The city boasts of the variety of street food it offers to its people. Almost every lane and alley has its own parar dokan selling an array of delicious dishes. Some local shops and their items are so popular that people come from far off areas just for …

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Must visit place on way to Darjeeling- Margaret’s Deck Tea Lounge

The Margaret’s Deck Tea Lounge is situated en route to New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling. Once you start your journey from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling you will see posters and hoardings of Margaret’s Deck Tea Lounge all along the way. This is one of a kind tea lounge and the best highlight of the place is …

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Metcalfe Hall Museum in Kolkata- A Virtual tour, India

Located at the junction of Strand Road and Hare street is Kolkata’s one of the heritage buildings The Metcalfe Hall. I got a chance to visit the place in the year 2019. This building now houses a museum which is all about Kolkata and in quite an exclusive way. Although there are quite a few …

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Visit to Surul Sarkarbari In Bolpur, Santiniketan

My trip to Santiniketan in Bolpur in July 2019 had been the most memorable one. It was the first time I had travelled with my friends. Other than the popular tourist places in Bolpur Santiniketan there are a few spectacular locations that have their own unique charm. Of those places, one is the Surul Rajbari …

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20 Attractive Tourist places in Darjeeling you must visit

Darjeeling is one of the most popular and favourite tourist destinations cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas.  The history of this Himalayan hill station dates back to the era of the British Raj when it was the summer resort for the elite sahebs . Of tea gardens, the joyous toy train of the Darjeeling …

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A visit to the Bonedi Barir Durga Puja in Kolkata, India

So it took me almost a year to sit down and complete this draft that I started writing after last year’s Durga puja. When we talk about Durga Puja in Kolkata, our discussion revolves around Barowari Puja’s majestic puja pandals, themes, and idols. But what interests me are the Bonedi Barir Durga Pujas. Kolkata is …

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10 Offbeat Instagrammable places in Kolkata, India

Of yellow taxis, centuries-old buildings, and colonial architectures most of which are coloured in red, Kolkata definitely excels in one element which is – Colour! These old buildings most of which are in shambles, the historical monuments, and the yellow taxis displaying the busy roads of Kolkata a spectacular appeal. The crowded markets, the street …

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