Sharmi Roy: Three Lives - All Lived

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By A Correspondent

Sharmi Roy was a dancer. While in college she travelled all over the country and began to make more money than any of her non- dancer friends. However, she also noticed how dancers had to beg for shows and realized that she would not be able to fit the mould. Remaining a dancer and being financially independent with the kind of lifestyle that she envisioned would not be possible. She made a choice. She let go a part of her and began the second phase of her life as an HR professional.

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Shweta Pandit: Upholding the Legacy of

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the First Family of  Music in India

By a Correspondent

The Pandit family is almost like the first family of music in India. Shweta is the fourth generation of singers in the family. It is somewhat like the Kapoor family in Bollywood cinema. Actors in India are more popular and written about than singers, so perhaps that is a reason a number of people are unaware of her lineage. But the Pandit family is a blessing to music lovers, serving Indian classical, as well as the Bollywood music industry for about 70-80 years.

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Launch of Land of the Gods: Abhishek Roy’s 2nd Book

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By A Correspondent

February 26 saw the launch of Land of the Gods, the second book of 18-year-old Abhishek Roy from Mumbai, India - a sequel to his first Science Fiction, Father of the Gods, first launched at the Chapters Indigo Bookstore at Brampton and Toronto, Canada on June 26 and 28, 2015 respectively when he was merely 15 years old.

Indo Canada Outlook recognised the talent at that time. https://indocanadaoutlook.international-perspectives.net/index.php/archives/2015/july-2015/1599-a-young-author-with-a-creative-vision-abhishek-roy-at-fifteen

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Mukta: Meiti Queen Seeks Justice

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By Nilanjana De *

As we were preparing ourselves for our Shillong psychic expedition, my journey had commenced on 31st December 2017. Our teacher, Ipsita Roy Chakraverti, had organized a psychic walk for us, which I had missed, and landed up at my friend Ruchira's place. Over breakfast, her mother shared some strange facts from her childhood days spent at Shillong. I got to know about a beautiful Manipuri princess who got wedded into a royal family from North-Eastern India followed by her sad demise.

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The Dirt of Beauty

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By Devasya Mitra *

We are the dirt of beauty.
We originate from the weary limbs of the oak tree
And become a free soul with the cruel breeze of the autumn
Enhancing the pride of the boulevard.

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The River of Tyranny

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By Devasya Mitra *

He was stolen
She was abducted
They were burnt alive-
I was responsible.
Lords, the High Lords
Fed me money,
Closed my mouth-

To let the river of tyranny flow towards the north.

 

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I Will Rise Like The Moon and The Sun

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By Devasya Mitra *

I will rise one day like the moon and the sun
Because I am the one who will be reckoned by the future...
I will swift like the menacing air of the time
Who will take on the coming busy venture.

 

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Remember Me

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By Asmita Biswas *

Remember me,
When you look at the sky,
When the leaves fall,
When the clouds float past!

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I Believe in Angels - A Poem

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By Asmita Biswas *

Every morning I wake up to your thoughts
Wake up to wondering how beautiful it would be if u woke me up

Wake up to missing your touch by me
Wake up wishing that u were lying by me 

 

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MARCH - APRIL 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 8 - 9










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