At a time when an anglicised creole is the new lingua franca and I am identified and counted as a Bengali, I remain a Sylheti, from Shillong.Continue Reading →
Another attempt at reimagining iconic Bollywood scenes as a critique of contemporary issues in a comic book format.
The 'deewaar' of Aadhaar has people on both sides of the wall (and also many sitting on it)
Recreating a fading Makar Sankranti tradition from East Bengal and Assam.Continue Reading →
Interesting trivia on why the city of Shillong has been named so. Part four in the series of Shillong Stories…
Six-year-old Advay Choudhury live blogs the hatching of two pigeon eggs in his home balcony.
For my fellow Shillongites am putting together this little live blog, featuring posts on how people back home are celebrating.
Pandal-hopping is a Durga Puja essential. But for that you need to know where the pandals are. Use and contribute…
Also a list of the other participants from India at the 1893 Parliament of World's Religions at Chicago. There were at least 15, including Vivekananda.Continue Reading →
In Shillong, rain is a recurring feature all the year around and umbrellas a constant companion.
Shillong. A city atop the abode of the clouds. A city that is a town in size but a metropolis…