Kola Bou snan ( Durga Puja )

The “Kola Bou” (কলা বউ) of God Ganesha, fascinates any Bengali kid. One of the first rituals of Durgapuja is of the Kola Bou. It is the  “Kola Bou Snan”. Kola Bou: Popularly known as the wife of God Ganesha. The alternative story says, she is the manifestation of Maa Durga. It is a young banana tree, draped in a […]

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Beyond urban blues

Sharing few photographs from Kolkata Weekend Shoots outdoor shoots. I visited numerous nearby villages with them. They are rich by the scenes, poor by the peoples poverty. Yet they are extremely happy and lively. Its an unique combination of happiness amidst adversities. I might be a bit to early expressing this thing, but this is exactly what I feel. We […]

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Ignorant Simplicity

Happiness unbound in my moves,In my soul my freedom lies. Songs of happiness takes me high,Dreams alive in my eyes. I am the ruler of my world,My world lies within the Horizon, Turmoils touch me not, worries stay away. Happy as in am, worlds’ ignorant son. Post first published at “We have a story: Ignorant simplicity” Photograph: Anirban Saha Photography. […]

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For the red to turn green

The traffic light showed red. A long queue of people, cars, autos, trams, taxis waited for it to turn green. It was a long and intriguing wait for the red to glow green, All was at wait, standing still without proceeding. Eager faces wanted the change, the queue turned to a crowd with more cars jamming the street. I took […]

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Richshaw : The hypocritical melody.

Call it elitist, call it against humanism.. shunned by most part of the world, Hand pulled Richshaws are a vibrant reality on the street of Kolkata. The last government wished to rehabilitate the rickshaw pullers, not mentioning exactly how they would proceed with the idea. The Rickshaw pullers have now become a part of the heritage of Calcutta, of which […]

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TMC. Mamata. Railway Ministry. Amit Mitra

I want to keep this post short. Being one of the million(s) of voters of TMC+ to bring it to power… This is what I feel after the epic win of the TMC+ in West Bengal elections.   I want more leaders visible in TMC. I want Mamta Bannerjee to be in the centre continuing as the railway minister, fulfilling […]

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Basanta Utsav at Shantiniketan.

It has been long, since it happened. Sorry friends, couldnt really manage time to write a blogpost for it, due to weak health, college and my madness 😀 After my Bishnupur trip, I was looking forward to spending some more time outdoors… experiencing life, and clicking photographs. It is when Aninya and Tanushree suggested me to go to Shantiniketan during […]

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Kumartuli snapshots

Check out the pictures, snapped at Kumartuli.Check out few of them. Theres the slideshow Related Posts:20 Kolkata based photographers you should follow…Calcutta Boys’ School, Concord: Blogging,…Bhoot Chaturdoshi, what’s that?10 shades of Holi in Vrindavan & Mathura10 thoughts to share today. #PersonalYear 2015: Necessary choices, welcome consequences.Tales to tell: Book launch at Oxford Bookstore, Kolkata.Explore the elements – Earth, Water, Fire […]

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