Maritime Heritage
News  /  Published 11.11.22

Built from scratch, ‘Chhot’ boat sets sail in Roopnarayan

With a geographical tag of Shyampur, Howrah, the boat was built with Rs 3.5 lakh financial aid from the Endangered Material Knowledge Programme of the UK ...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

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


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