Lifestyle  /  Published 01.11.22

‘Chhot’, a lost boat of Bengal, being remade on banks of the Rupnarayan

The initiative by anthropologist Swarup Bhattacharyya is funded by British Museum’s Endangered Material Knowledge Programme ...
By Rangan Datta

People  /  Published 25.02.22

Meet Swarup Bhattacharyya, ‘the boatman of Bengal’, who’s keeping a culture afloat

Few have single-handedly done more to document Bengal’s watercrafts, their making and heritage...
By Somen Sengupta

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.09.20

Maithon boatmen stare at penury

Self-help groups want government to lift curbs, promise to follow Covid guidelines...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 03.01.19

Narendra Modi upsets Ganga’s sons

Pramod Majhi, a leader of the striking boatmen, said the pleasure cruise down the Ganga would “directly affect” their livelihood...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 07.02.19

Sop for boatmen, eateries in budget

Around 500 people associated with ferry services and eateries at Bogibeel ghat and Dhola-Sadiya ghats will be benefited...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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