The Telegraph
Friday , October 31 , 2014
 
Howrah

Deafening Diwali

Diwali night in Howrah town and suburbs was repeatedly pierced by the sound of firecrackers bursting beyond the 90 decibel level belying police claims of crackdown on banned firecrackers. The way the sound of firecrackers rent the air till late midni...  | Read.. 
 
A literary tête-à-tête
It was the Saturday evening after Lakshmi Puja and the room on the first floor of Shakti Shankar Samanta’s house in Dha ...  | Read.. 
 
Puja performer
Durga and Kali Pujas are busy days for all artistes and it was no exception for budding artiste Subhayu Bhattacharya too. He ...  | Read.. 
 
Traditional and theme pujas and more
It was a pleasure reading about all old Durga Pujas in rural Howrah as well in the town areas in the article Tradition, a ...  | Read.. 
 
Another pond going ...
Water hyacinth fills the pond at Balitikuri. Picture by Gopal Senapati ...  | Read.. 
 
Clean ghats after immersions
A clean Ramkrishnapur Ghat after Kali Puja immersion. ...  | Read.. 
 
And now, theme immersions
(Left and top) Bhanga Gara Sangha’s immersion truck decorated with plastic items and aluminium sheets cut out to make a ...  | Read.. 
 
Manchak celebrates its 50th
A scene from Manchak’s play, Kesta Betai Chor ...  | Read.. 
 
Theatre fest helps spot school talent
Scenes from Howrah Vivekananda Institution’s Ek Annyarakam Golpo; (centre) Chhuti by Howrah Sangha Adarsha Balika Vidya ...  | Read.. 
 
Shops selling crackers at Kali Babur Bajaar. Picture by Gopal Senapati