North Westers : Kalbaishakhi

This is the Bengali month of Baisakh, the season of storms. The entire East India is experiencing North Westerly Storms called Kalbaishakhi in Bengali. It is devastating yet phenomenol. The winds are beautifully destructive. Sharing some photos of the stormy weather.

In the Lockdown

I have resumed learning Spanish with full gaity now. I have also learnt a great deal of phrases suitable for restaurants,hotels,taxis, and also some cheesy pickup lines! ( I know I’ll never be able to use them in real life,😭😭) I recommend you to learn new languages as well! Bengali is one of the best…

Lunch in Anandpur

The breakfast in Anandpur consists of Indian flatbreads or puffed rice, along with a sweet. The dinner is mainly Indian flatbread with a curry again with a sweet. The meal worth mentioning, which is the truest image of a traditional Bengali food, is the lunch. The lunch is a ceremonial occasion. Almost everyone in the…

Still Stuck, but Not Homesick yet!

I am still stuck at my aunt’s house in Anandpur due to the lockdown. The days are quite homogenous. I wake up at 7 and go help the my aunt’s devrani help milk the cow. Then I feed the cow and her calf. They eat cucumbers, brinjals, grass, hay, starchy water, and other vegetables. Then…

Remember? My Friend

I am now feeding the cow at my aunt’s house in Anandpur, on a daily basis. I am responsible to feed it vegetables, grass, and hay daily, thrice a day. The cow is fed in the morning before milching, then in the afternoon, and then again in the evening. The cow and her calf is…

Nabakunja in Anandpur

After my boards, me, and my parents ( actually I) decided to go to my aunt’s ancestral house in Anandpur.There a Hindu celebration of worshipping Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha in nine separate pandals across the neighborhood. These pandals are called Kunjas. In each of these Kunjas, a group of two to three people sing…

To Anandpur

On the day of 20th March me and my parents woke up early in the morning, about 6 o’ clock. Then we boarded a bus to Howrah. The day was sunny and warm. On arriving at Howrah, we managed to catch the train scheduled at 8 am. We had planned to catch the train at…

Wind

The winds are blowing wildly in Anandpur. Quite soothing as well. But still the sun is ablaze.

Evening Sky

The sky in the evening is very romantic, no matter where you live. It’s hard to believe under the same sky people fight against each other during wars and riots. 😍😭