• Rewrite Freedom Struggle History From Nationalist Approach | Jishnu

    AGARTALA | TRIPURA deputy chief minister Jishnu Dev Varma urged the scholars to rewrite the history of India’s freedom struggle from the “nationalist” perspective while addressing a gathering of 132nd birth anniversary of revolutionary Ullaskar Dutta, who hailed from undivided Tripura. The event organised by Ullaskar Dutta Academy, a Kolkata based research group. Dev Varma lamented that till the date students were taught the history of India and it’s freedom movement, which is skewed to either right or left or centre, but the perspective of Indians’ minds is significantly missing.   Hundreds of unsung heroes of undivided Tripura, Assam and West Bengal like Ullaskar Dutta who have not been given due coverage in the school and college syllabus   “In my student life, I studied… …. 


  • Re–Reading Bankimchandra Anew

    MANAS DAS | ALTHOUGH Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay, the Scott of Bengal, and the key figure in the literary renaissance of Bengal, is primarily known in our country and elsewhere as a pioneering Bengali novelist and the composer of India’s national song “Vande Mataram”, some of his works have often been criticized for their alleged championing of Hindu revivalism and many criticized the celebrated song itself as it was alleged to have Hindu overtone or to be… ….