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The Ghats of Kolkata- Unheard Stories!

The term ‘Ghat’ is mostly used in certain parts of South Asia refers to a series of steps leading one down to a water body, which is usually a holy river.  In regions where Bengali is spoken ‘ghat’ means a set of stairs as which can lead to something as small as a pond or […]

A Monsoon Afternoon By The River Side

“I shut my eyes in order to see.” –Paul Gauguin– A view at the Riverside on a monsoon afternoon – This particular photograph was taken at random when I chanced to pass by the Ganges river side while out on a casual walk. What attracted me to this scene was its haunting quality – the […]