Category: Personal Diary

+ Traditional Bengali meal for Noboborsho or Bengali New Year

Celebrating Bengali New Year and Tamil New Year at home

Shubho Noboborsho! Wishing all of you on the occasion of Bengali New Year. Also wishing everyone for the other Indian regional New Years like Ugadi, Puthandu, Vishu , Baisakhi, Vihu, Gudi Padwa and others. If you aren’t celebrating a New Year… may we simply celebrate life!  A new dawn and a beautiful morning… and some behind the scenes hustle We are blessed with stunning … Read More Celebrating Bengali New Year and Tamil New Year at home

+ Tricoloured food to celebrate Indian Republic Day

I never aspired for any other passport but my Indian passport and it has nothing to do with patriotism

Happy 72nd Indian Republic Day! May the love and pride for our nation keep soaring high amongst all Indians, much like the Tricolour! I have been living abroad for the last 20 years and have just moved back to India from Dubai in October 2020. For those who may be expecting with fluttering hearts that the decision was initiated by a patriotic call to … Read More I never aspired for any other passport but my Indian passport and it has nothing to do with patriotism

+ Traditional Bengali food in my kitchen in Chennai home

Finally calling Chennai home

Wishing you all health and happiness for the New Year, from our new home as we start a new chapter in a new city… Chennai!

+ Ma relaxing in the verandah

Ma

Happy Mother’s Day, Ma… and to all the other mothers in the world! My Ma… Desh, Anandobazaar and Rabindranath defines her.

+ Dm Bungalow, North 24 Parganas

The Magistrate’s House, No. 1 Thackeray Road | Alipore, Kolkata

The ‘Magistrate’s House’ on No 1, Thackeray Road, Alipore became our home when my father was posted in Kolkata as District Magistrate, 24 Parganas.