WHAT HAPPENED TO BENGAL (AND KASHMIR, PUNJAB, in fact, THE WHOLE OF WRETCHED INDIA)
Date: 18 Aug 2007
WHAT HAPPENED TO BENGAL?
WHY NOT ALSO ASK, WHAT HAPPENED TO PUNJAB AND KASHMIR?
AND FINALLY, WHAT HAPPENED TO INDIA?
I feel very sad about what has happened to Bengal. Between 1857 and
1947, Bengal produced many of India'a greatest souls: Ramakrishna,
Vivekananda, Aurobindo, Tagore, Netaji, SN Bose, Bankim Chandra
Chatterjee, ... the list is very long. And since 1947, there has been
virtually nobody of any stature (save some musicians and artists) that
has emerged from Bengal. What happened? Why has mediocrity swamped a
great culture? But isn't this also the story of the entire nation of
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Nupur Chatterjee"
> SAVE WEST BENGAL
> West Bengal, an Indian state of 85 million people, is a dismal
> of destruction. The dreams of the great leaders in the era of
> are forgotton. The opportunities of the recent technological boom
> the state. While the rest of India is marching ahead with robust
> cultural integrity, the Bengalis are slipping deeper and deeper into
> The news about what is going wrong in the state are not in the
> due to vested interests of the media owners and intimidation by the
> belonging to the political parties.This site will bring to you those
> news and their implications in the lives of 85 million people.