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Pous Mela

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.21

'Govt didn’t respond, so no Pous Mela'

Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty on Thursday accused the state government of not replying to three letters written to the health secretary and cited it as one of the reasons behind not...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.21

Tagore abode to host unofficial Pous Mela

The Visva-Bharati authorities have stepped away from Santiniketan’s tradition of Pous Mela this year, but an alternative fair bearing the same name will be held in Bolpur from Thursday with the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.21

Civic body ready to hold Pous Mela

The Bolpur Municipality on Monday wrote to Visva-Bharati vice-chancellor to let them hand over the Pous Mela ground on rent for six days to hold the historic fair this December as the varsity authorit...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

Traders plead for Pous Mela

he Bolpur Byabasayee Sangha — a traders’ association of Bolpur and Santiniketan — on Monday requested in writing the Santiniketan Trust and the registrar of Visva-Bharati to organise...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

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West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

Talk it over with state: HC to varsity

Calcutta High Court on Friday observed that Visva-Bharati authorities have the right to build any structure on its premises but if a dispute arose, the varsity should settle the issue by holding discu...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

Fair to keep Pous Mela tradition alive

The state government has given its nod to a social organisation to hold a three-day cultural event and handicrafts fair from December 23 to keep the tradition of Pous Mela alive in Santiniketan. The ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.20

Pous Utsav on but not mela: Varsity

Visva-Bharati in a meeting on Saturday decided to hold Pous Utsav but not the fair this month because of the pandemic. In response, the state government is mulling an alternative to the Pous Mela thi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Calcutta HC refuses stay on Pous Mela wall

The high court on Wednesday refused to stay the construction of boundary walls around the Pous Mela grounds on the Visva-Bharati campus in Santiniketan. The state government had on Tuesday prayed for...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.20

State seeks stay on Pous Mela wall

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Tuesday admitted a state government plea seeking a stay on the ongoing construction of a wall around Pous Mela ground on Visva-Bharati campus in Santiniketan...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta


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