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Gajon – vibrant rural folk festival of Bengal

Celebrated in Chaitra before Bengali New Year

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Ramkrishna Paramhansa loved Kheerer Sandesh of Jodu Moyra

Did you know he was a priest of Jhamapukur Rajbari?

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Kolkata’s Chinese New celebrations behind the lens

Kolkata’s Chinese New celebrations behind the lens

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What is You Tiao? Try it ahead of Chinese New Year

Chinese food with a revolutionary past used as protest tool

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Mog Khansamas introduced Pantheras

Arpita Chanda steps on a historical food trail to taste Pantheras

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The British woman who loved Kolkata more than England

Why was Frances Johnson, known as Begum Johnson?

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Chowk Bazar of Dhaka comes alive on Kolkata’s Zakaria Street

‘Food Paradise of Kolkata’ comes alive during Ramadan

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Who built the biggest mosque of Bengal, Nakhoda Masjid?

Tracing Cutchi Memon Muslims and how they landed in Bengal 

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Gajon festival of Bengal is a great social leveller

Arpita Chanda delves into the history of this festival

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Kolkata has the oldest surviving Chinese family owned restaurant of India!

Arpita Chanda has a gastronomical blast at Eau Chew restaurant!