Picturesque India, Beautiful Bengal

Picturesque India, Beautiful Bengal

Dear HumanityCollege.org friends: I’m posting some more photos from my recent India travel. This series of photos: I call it REAL INDIA. It’s about the ordinary, hardworking people, workers, and small businesses — people who are being destroyed by...
Calcutta Diary, Pages 6, 7, 8

Calcutta Diary, Pages 6, 7, 8

I am now back in New York. Sincerely, Partha Banerjee _______ Does the Global Community Care? CALCUTTA DIARY, 2016. Page 6. — How extremely difficult life is, here for the ordinary people! If we didn’t rise from the dust, we wouldn’t know. The elite...
Calcutta Diary, Pages 4 and 5

Calcutta Diary, Pages 4 and 5

CALCUTTA DIARY, 2016. Page 4. — In thirty years since we left this city for America, certain things have changed. One, the population has doubled, or tripled. Two, malls and flyovers have replaced factories and a snail-paced life with consumerism, buying spree,...
I'm leaving for India. Are you interested?

I'm leaving for India. Are you interested?

I’m leaving for India. Are you interested? A few days ago, I wrote the above question as my Facebook status update. Happily, a sizable number of people — both longtime friends and new friends (and some relatives) wrote back warmly and positively. They all...