Sitting down at my desk in the new office. I opened the dak(mail) file to find a flaming pink notice staring at me, announcing that as electricity bills of over Rs. 28000/- had not been paid in time, the … Read the rest
Stories by Pradip Bhattacharya
Dr. Pradip Bhattacharya, a retired member of the Indian Civil Service, is a well known author and an authority on Mahabharata. He lives in Kolkata.
Of War and Peace: Bangladesh in 1972
Excerpts from an account by an Indian civil servant deputed to oversee rehabilitation of evacuees and distribution of relief materials to the war ravaged, recently independent Bangladesh.
7 p.m., 4th April 1972 at Nawabganj sub-division, Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Clustered around