Category Archives: Bengal

Khudiram Bose

May 2, 1908 The railway station at Muzaffarpur was crowded to see the boy. He was just 18, but looked so determined. The boy walked to the waiting police van, took his seat and loudly cried out “Vande Mataram”. There … Continue reading

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Punya Tithi of Swami Vivekananda

4th of July, 1902 The day America was celebrating it’s Independence Day. It was the day a great soul would pass away into Mahasamadhi. Swami Vivekananda, a spiritual genius of commanding intellect and power who crammed immense labor and achievement … Continue reading

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S.N.Bose-The God Particle

Dhaka  University, 1921 The University had just started functioning, the masters class in Physics was in progress. The reader taking up the class decided to enliven it a bit, by taking up a problem that was at the centerpoint of … Continue reading

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Master Da Surya Sen

January 12, 1934 The British officials entered the cell of the prisoner, and dragged him out. For the next few hours or so, the prisoner would be subjected to the worst possible torture ever. His teeth were broken, his limbs … Continue reading

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Rash Behari Bose

(This post was originally published by me at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Rash-Behari-Bose, reproducing the same here).   “The story of Mr. Rash Behari Bose forms a vital part of India’s struggle for independence, and the victory which was finally achieved was in no … Continue reading

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Pritilata Wadedar

(This post has already been published by me at http://indiaincredible.quora.com/Preetilata-Wadedar republishing the same) Patiya is one of those small sleepy towns, that dot the countryside of Bangladesh, lying  on the busy route from Chittagong to Cox Bazaar. The town with … Continue reading

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