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Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar
West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Vidyasagar College gets bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee installed a bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, 28 days after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandalised on the Bidhan Sarani c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

college readies for Vidyasagar’s bust and statue

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate a bust and a statute of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar at Vidyasagar College on Tuesday, almost a month after a bust of the Bengal Renaissance icon was vandali...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Post-vandalism, a Vidyasagar boom in Calcutta

Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar appears to have pipped all other Bengali icons to the post.Artisans in Kumartuli, the idol-making hub of Calcutta, have been getting an unusually high number of requests to ma...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.05.19

The threat to Hindu multiculturalism

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By Biswanath Ghosh Dastidar in

States  /  Published 15.05.19

What Shah said and what videos show

BJP president Amit Shah told a news conference in Delhi that his party workers had been outside the gates of Vidyasagar College and did not vandalise a bust of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. Shah showed th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.19

Eloquent Modi has no word on Vidyasagar

The silence said it all.Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed two rallies in Bengal on Wednesday but did not utter a word about Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. Less than 24 hours earlier, a bust of the Ben...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

BJP now in august company of Naxalites

Darkness abhors light. History is thus replete with examples of authoritarian forces directing their venom towards figures associated with enlightenment. In a contemporary expression of this animosity...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.19

Vidyasagar bust vandalised in Calcutta

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By Subhankar Chowdhury and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

CM Mamata Banerjee lines up Vidyasagar Week

The Mamata Banerjee government has directed all schools across Bengal to observe “Vidyasagar Week” between September 20 and 26 to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of Iswarchandra Vidyasagar...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Calcutta University to have Vidyasagar chair

A new chair professor post named after Iswarchandra Vidyasagar has been created by Calcutta University to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of the Bengal Renaissance icon.The state higher educat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake


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