PUTIRAM : A GOOD EATING JOINT FOR COLLEGE GOERS !

Ask any university student about a common point for all of them, as far as a snack point goes, they will most probably agree - it is PUTIRAM ! In our college days this was our regular joint during off college periods. There are many colleges around the University in College street and the Putiram … Continue reading PUTIRAM : A GOOD EATING JOINT FOR COLLEGE GOERS !

A Restaurant Serving Good Food – for long long time!

In our college years, decades ago, we sometimes came down to the central Calcutta. This is an important area because here one would find many reasons to go around. You have a series of Cinema halls showing English films, also to view soccer matches in the galleries of  Mohun Bagan + East Bengal, Mohemedan Sporting … Continue reading A Restaurant Serving Good Food – for long long time!

IMPERIAL : The Cake Makers !

When you enter New Market from the Corporation end you will be greeted by a very good smell. This is the mixed flavour of hot-cakes and hot-patties. You will know for sure that you are near  IMPERIAL.  In our olden days,  our pre-Christmas marketing, guided by my grand-pa , ended at this spot for the … Continue reading IMPERIAL : The Cake Makers !

Sufal Bangla: More than Just Vegetables !

Take the road next to Ballygunge Post Office. Drive down a bit till you reach an intersection. Turn left and you will find SUFAL BANGLA outlet. This is more than a shop. To call it a vegetable outlet is an under-statement. It is many things under one roof ! This shop is an exposition of … Continue reading Sufal Bangla: More than Just Vegetables !

PURI SEA BEACH LIVE: INCREDIBLE ODISHA

Puri sea beach is one the finest in India. This is in Odisha and easily accessible from Kolkata. There are 14 pairs of trains plying daily. The distance from Kolkata is 518 k.m on road and 502 k.m. by train. There are also many buses to Puri from Kolkata.  The nearest Airport is Bhubaneswar, the … Continue reading PURI SEA BEACH LIVE: INCREDIBLE ODISHA

Ghatsila :Scenic Jharkhand

Jharkhand is an elegant place to visit, a real complete package offered by nature, with hills, rivers and green all around. Ghatsila is a good touring spot, preferred by  many, and, once visited visitors keep coming back year after year. Ghatsila is a good touring spot, preferred by  many, and, once visited visitors keep coming … Continue reading Ghatsila :Scenic Jharkhand

Making of a Pandal @ Kalipuja in Kolkata

Making of a Pandal @ Kalipuja in Kolkata

It is the Festive Season in Kolkata. The Durgapuja, the biggest in the Kolkata Festivals is just over. This is indeed a very elaborate event, especially the  Puja Arena, known by different names like Puja Mandap, Puja Pandals put up by the community puja organisers (known as “Baroari” literary meaning Twelve Friends) are the most … Continue reading Making of a Pandal @ Kalipuja in Kolkata