Atindriyo Chakraborty

Hands Off Our Classrooms

A Statement in Solidarity with Professor Shilpa Singh, Goa, who is being targeted by the Hindutva forces for her rational thinking and teaching Shilpa Singh is a 31-year-old professor of…

Shanti Rides a Green Horse

(Wisdom-King Achala: The Unshakeable) Presented here are some tales and some verses by Bhusukupa, mystic, poet, who lived in the eastern parts of the Indian subcontinent around a millennium ago.…

Medieval Rohingya Poetry

People from the Ra-khin countries are called Ra-khin-ye – or the Rohingya. In vernacular Bengali, we had learnt of the place as the Arakan Valleys that lie to the east…

A Litany for the Rains

there's crazy music that rains down every nook and corner of the universe there's crazy music that shoots up along arteries on both sides of the skull it is like…

That Boy

- Remember what I asked you first? - ‘Do you have parents?’ - One of your eyes is huge and red – do you know this? - No - Don’t…

By The River Shabari

River Shabari flows through the Dandak forests. Along its banks live people from many tribes, the Adivasis – Gond, Kondh, Koya, Koitur, Shabar, Soro… so many names have history given…

Mr. Shantanu Bhowmik

This song is for Agartala-based journalist Shantanu Bhowmik who fell last Wednesday to the marauding wrath of Hindutva-Fascist forces who are stirring race-violence based on historical indignations and inequities in…

40 Thousand

40 thousand people 40 thousand phantoms are marching towards you right now you have taken their lands you have taken to hatred you have been taken by greed they knew…

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