No, West Bengal government did not declare 5-day holiday for Eid

A notification attributed to West Bengal government is doing rounds on social media, claiming that the state has announced a five-day holiday for Eid. Among the first to share it was the Twitter handle @SUNDARmyth on June 9 and also @vpalanisamy2010 on June 10 at 1:47 am. SV Palanisamy describes himself as a former office holder in BJP, Tamil Nadu. He accused the Mamata Banerjee-led … Continue reading No, West Bengal government did not declare 5-day holiday for Eid

Melting feminism, religion and revolution with folk music: Anusheh Anadil

Skeptic, rebel, mother, lover, dreamer, poet, designer, singer. Anusheh’s search for an understanding of the world has brought her close to the music, art, and philosophy that lie at the roots of her birthplace. Bangladesh’s powerful folks arts and spirituality have become the canvas for Anusheh’s musical and artistic journey. Vocal and guitar support: Palki Ahmad [This talk is recorded on September 21st 2013 at … Continue reading Melting feminism, religion and revolution with folk music: Anusheh Anadil