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Jamini Roy Mother Child Sasthi Jamai Sashthi

Jamai Sashti: A Festival of Son-in-laws in Bengal

Simply put, it can be called as Son-in-law’s Day. Long before the huge list of commemorative days came into its existence, Bengal was already in the great leagues of celebrating a day exquisitely dedicated to the sons-in-law of the family. Jamai Sashti, as Bengal proudly announces, is one day when the jamais of this state fare a notch better than the rest of the world counterparts. 

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Serampore: Exploring the Danish Connection

Serampore or erstwhile Fredriksnagore appears to be just like any other Bengal town, but there is another side to the place which is truly unique and this can be found in its history. The colonial history of this place is particularly fascinating though the history of the place pre-dates the arrival of first Europeans in the subcontinent. The quite little village on the banks of Ganga drew attention of the Danish East India company in 1755 and it sparked the beginning of an exciting time, filled with richness and grandeur.