Sheroes of Rural Bengal

Having been born and brought up in Kolkata, I have been hearing stories about West Bengal villages since I was a kid. Never having been to one, the prospect of traveling to these villages, as a part of my work, was appealing. As a Milaap fellow, I was supposed to visit certain villages and keep … Continue reading Sheroes of Rural Bengal

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Culture on The Coast

'I travel to feel ancient intangibles and hear the whispers of history.'   Shrouded in layers of culture and history, Mahabalipuram lies on the Coromandel coast of the Bay of Bengal. While the small town is strewn thick with the remains of 400 ancient temples, it also has rows of brightly hued-homes. Historical monuments from the … Continue reading Culture on The Coast