Articles by: Vasanti Gokhale

Virangana ‘Matangini Hazara’ the Freedom Fighter of 1942  – ‘My favorite Heroine & Idol’

Virangana ‘Matangini Hazara’ the Freedom Fighter of 1942  – ‘My favorite Heroine & Idol’

There were many women who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle. One of them is ‘Matangini Hazra’. She was born on 19th October 1870 in the village of Hogla in Midnapore district of East Bengal to a peasant family. Due to extreme poverty at home, she married Trilochan Hajra, Aged 62, when she was barely 12 years old. From[Read More…]

by 25/02/2022 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
Van Gogh And His Prolific Creativity   

Van Gogh And His Prolific Creativity   

It was Tuesday, August 4, 2009 in the Europe Tour. Before that I only knew a little about Monet, Leonardo Da Vinci,  Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt, Pablo Picasso, but I was very happy today because we went to see the world-famous Vincent van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. We got there in the morning. As usual, there were crowds of tourists[Read More…]

by 23/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
IN THE COURTRTOOM Second case of SEDITION (Treason) against Lokmanya Tilak 1908 

IN THE COURTRTOOM Second case of SEDITION (Treason) against Lokmanya Tilak 1908 

Facilitator: – The decision of Lord Curzon to partition Bengal on 16 October 1905 provoked a great deal of public discontent and in 1908, it generated wave of public outrage. Lokmanya Tilak wrote two articles against the government on 12 May 1908, ‘The country’s misfortune’ and on 9 June 1908, ‘These measures are not sustainable’. Incidentally on April 30, 1908,[Read More…]

by 26/06/2021 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature