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Invited Article
  • REFOCUSING THE AFTERMATH OF THE PARTITION, 1947: A CASE STUDY OF WEST BENGAL
    Published on: September 12th, 2019
    Professor Ananda Gopal Ghosh A renowned historian and former Professor of History at North Bengal University, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India who taught there History at Post Graduate Level for a long 34 years (1979-2013) with his credit of supervising 28 Ph.D. Thesis and 24 M. Phil. Dissertation. He has authored more than 40 books. He was the member of various prestigious bodies like the Indian Historical Records Commission and the West Bengal Regional Record Survey Committee etc.; acted as the Coordinator of the North Bengal University Heritage Project, sponsored by the West Bengal Heritage Commission and chaired as Secretary of Akshay Kumar Moitra Mueum (NBU). He was awarded the prestigious Banga Ratna Award in 2013 by the Govt. of West Bengal. He is presently associated with many National and International organizations of Historical Studies and Research

    The partition of Bengal in 1947 brings forth significant changes in the society, culture, economy and politics that have long term consequences. The article offers a deep insight into one more dimension associated with the event – the psychological metamorphism of the common people which is still alive and controlling the socio-economic-political landscape of the West Bengal.

Editor’s Pick
  • THE POSITION OF CHAITANYA IN BENGAL VAISNAVISM
    Published on: February 19th, 2019
    Ananya Roy Choudhury

    Abstract: Bengal Vaisnavism has been the focus of many scholarly works, In this paper, some of those aspects of Bengal Vaisnavism like role of Sri Chaitanya have been looked from a different perspective. Some scholars have written that Chaitanya was a figurehead of the religion and the movement was organised by his immediate devotees. On the contrary it has been found that his personality and spirit had a huge impact on the organisation of the movement. The initiatives taken by him have been discussed, which shaped the movement. It is true that the devotees attributed Godhood upon him and he was made the deity incarnated by the Navadvip devotees. Thousands of lyrical poems were written by contemporary poets, with Chaitanya […]

Latest Articles
  • ‘SMART’ STRATEGY FOR FIGHTING THE ‘RED MENACE’: AN APPRAISAL FOR ALTERNATIVE STRATEGY TO ERADICATE LEFT WING EXTREMISM IN INDIA
    Published on: October 10th, 2019
    Soham Das Gupta Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of History, Jadavpur University, West Bengal, INDIA

    Abstract: The Indian state faces a major security threat from Left Wing Extremism (LWE) which affects the country on multiple levels. Neglect and exploitation of tribal population has created the breeding ground for LWE which led to the creation of ‘Red Corridor’. This article tries to identify the nature of the threats, the inherent shortcomings in the existing policies and tries to provide an alternative approach through reformulation and implementation of policies. The article aims to provide a ‘smart’ approach for the Indian state in order to deal with the threat of LWE and to eradicate the causes of its rise, through a balanced strategy comprising of development, empowerment and use of force. Keywords: Counter-insurgency; Development; Left Wing Extremism (LWE); […]

  • WOMEN OF SHASHI DESHPANDE: ART AND CHARACTERIZATION
    Published on: October 3rd, 2019
    Feroj Alam, Dr. Nibha Singh [First Author] Guest Lecturer, Dr. Meghnad Saha College & Research Scholar, P.G. Dept. of English & Research Centre, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya, Bihar [Second Author] Professor & Head, P.G. Dept. of English & Research Centre, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya, Bihar

    Abstract: A psychoanalytical and critical study of the novels of Shashi Deshpande substantiates her art to be a potent and powerful symbiosis with women characters allowing a dive into hidden world of women-inner-self. To her, the art of characterization is a replica of life, society and beyond it, unmitigated by its emotion. A naturally flat and static presentation of women characters in her novels has been an exemplary mechanism to convey her symbolical and mythical messages, with keen visions and voices. Her chef d’oeuvres mirror with a wider appeal, and exceptionally articulates her bounteous ideas, attitudes and beliefs in an even livelier and dynamic way. If truth be spoken, most of her protagonists, autobiographical in nature, are similar to class, […]

  • ISWAR CHANDRA VIDYASAGAR’S THOUGHT ON HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT IN NINETEENTH CENTURY BENGAL
    Published on: September 24th, 2019
    Emdadul Islam M.Phil Scholar, Raiganj University, Raiganj, West Bengal , INDIA

    Abstract: Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar was a famous educationist and a social reformer. He was one of the biggest supporters of the Homoeopathy medical system. Dr. Rajendralal Dutta and Dr. Mahendralal Sarkar were famous Homoeopathy physicians. In the beginning, they had no faith in Homoeopathy treatment. Once, a difference of views arises between Vidyasagar and Mahendralal Sarkar about Homoeopathic treatment. But in the end, Mahendralal accepted Vidyasagar’s view. When Burdwan district was struck by malaria, Rajendralal Dutta applied Homoeopathy treatment. In Karmatar, Vidyasagar loved to be with Santhals in his last life. Vidyasagar applied Homoeopathy treatment there. Homoeopathy was a better type of treatment at low cost and less setback. Vidyasagar collected many books for treating with Homoeopathy. Mahendralal and Vidyasagar […]

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