Durga Puja, Food, Homeless, Kolkata, luxury

An Appeal

This festival season, celebrate the spirit of giving. Have fun, enjoy your new clothes, and good food. But also take a minute to care for those who are less fortunate - homeless people and animals who don't even get a morsel of food most days. Ten rupees, a few biscuits, something new for a sad… Continue reading An Appeal

Durga Puja, Fiction, Human behaviour, Indians, Priorities, Women

Celebrating Durga Puja

The sounds of the rhythmic dhak filled the air. Materialism was at its best, with everybody in their new attire. As the priest recited prayers for the rest, laughter, flirtation, and gossip took the stage. They stood in groups to eat. They silently judged each other's clothing and jewellery. Only one little boy sought the… Continue reading Celebrating Durga Puja