Culture  /  Published 06.11.22

The HumDrum And Its Broad Cast

The story of the town criers of Bengal and their new old ways...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.22

Puja call for dhakis

At least 50 drummers from Baruipara village used to travel outside Bengal during the festive season in the past seven decades....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 26.09.22

New Town Puja to have women dhakis, priestesses

Despite extravaganza, no donation sought from local residents...

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.10.21

Budget blues hit Bengal dhakis

With the pandemic hitting Durga Puja funds drummers are having to face the brunt with few bookings this festive season...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Covid bars dhakis from drumming

Outstation pujas fewer, traditional drummers lose out on earnings ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.20

Go-ahead for dhakis at steel city Pujas

Organisers to seek local administration’s nod; all Covid guidelines to be followed...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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