Calcutta Diary, Page One

Calcutta Diary, Page One

Just came back to New York from India. Had another incredibly rewarding time. I am posting here my experiences from the city I grew up in. I hope you read and reflect. Comments much welcome. This is my first blog post of 2016. Hope you return, and be in touch....
Monsoon Clouds Galore in Dreams

Monsoon Clouds Galore in Dreams

Foreword: I am renewing my blog after quite a while. It is quite surprising — and pleasantly so — that OneFinalBlog is getting a substantial size of hits every single day even though I have not been posting new stuff. Maybe, maybe, my readers, friends and...
In Search of Gold…and Lost Forever

In Search of Gold…and Lost Forever

I’m using my blog space now to publish a Bengali story I recently translated. This is important for me as a first-generation immigrant because even though Said Mujtaba Ali wrote this story at least fifty years ago, the situation has not changed much when it...
Our American Durga Puja

Our American Durga Puja

-2- This evening, my family and I came back from another community Durga Puja organized by a Bengali-Indian organization in New York. Once again, just like any other year, instead of feeling a part of an excitement and exuberance — trademark feelings Durga Puja...