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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line!

Agartala's population had doubled by March 1971. Therefore, when we arrived in that town it did not seem like an Indian town.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

An extraordinary advent of winter!

Today I have to digress from my usual column on recording the events of my life and venture on to something pleasanter and more contemporary.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

The border and beyond!

We were in our village for twelve days. I must confess that during those days every night had brought for us a nightmare of a possible attack by the army.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

The War One

Bhaiya, my elder brother, woke me up at about mid-day and asked me to crawl under the ceiling of the boat.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

The War Two!

I managed to collect myself from the stupor that the immersion of the two 303 rifles handed over by the policemen had caused me and woke up to the present.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Twenty-fifth and after!

Things were very tense through the month of March of Nineteen Seventy-one in the then East Pakistan.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

To a different Dhaka

So, I was back home again! Though I missed Karachi, it was great to be back. Dhaka was the same. No major changes had ...

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Farewell to Karachi!

Karachi was a popular city with the young ones for a variety of reasons. First and foremost was the glitter and the glitterati of this city and the second ...

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Life Beyond Dhaka!

I had decided that I would not burden my readers by going in detail with my boring and ...

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Kolkata, Kolkata! (2)

I had promised my readers that I will come back to them again with my favourite city of Kolkata or it is ...

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Kolkata, Kolkata!

Kolkata has been the city of dreams of my childhood and continues to be so until now.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Farewell to Ganderia!

Life in Ganderia was most engaging and colourful. I had developed friendship with a number of local ...

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

The growing up years!

Dhaka was already getting crowded and there were a very few places where one could seek seclusion. ...

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

The Sporting Days!

I had no opportunity of having any formal introduction to organized games before I came to Dhaka.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

The city grows on me!

Dhaka slowly grew on me and I started exploring all around it.

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Agartala Agartala, and travel thru The ‘Pahar' line

Life begins at Dhaka

Dhaka then was considered the happening place, One afternoon Baba came back from his office and said ...

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