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Pous Mela
West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.22

VC ‘skips’ Pous Mela meet

The century-old fair, started by Rabindranath Tagore’s father Maharshi Debendranath in 1894, has not been organised since 2020 following the Covid-19 outbreak...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 01.01.22

Sarada Devi’s birth anniversary, Poush Parbon Utsab and Victoria Memorial in golden halo...

Glimpses from across Kolkata and its people rounding off the last week of the year 2021...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.21

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

Chakrabarty’s comment regarding the traditional fair was the first public statement from the varsity authorities as no official notice or statement was issued earlier...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.21

Tagore abode to host unofficial Pous Mela

The fair, which will be held at the Dakbungalow ground in Bolpur, will have around 800 stalls and cultural programmes held in keeping with tradition ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.21

Civic body ready to hold Pous Mela

The four-day annual event traditionally begins around December 23 every year...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

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West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

Traders plead for Pous Mela

Their logic is that thousands of traders, artisans and hoteliers depend on this December fair...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.21

Talk it over with state: HC to varsity

The court made the observation while disposing of a PIL filed by advocate Ramprasad Sarkar...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.20

Fair to keep Pous Mela tradition alive

Bengal government planned the event after the Visva-Bharati decided not to hold the three-day fair this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.20

Pous Utsav on but not mela: Varsity

In response, the state government is mulling an alternative this year...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Calcutta HC refuses stay on Pous Mela wall

State government prayed for a stay on the construction, citing a possible law-and-order situation...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta


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