Sugata Bose

I’m finally back after a long hiatus during which I travelled a lot, ate a lot, slept a lot and did nothing a lot. Shantiniketan-Siliguri-Kalimpomg-Siliguri-Suntalekhola-Siliguri-Darjeeling-Siliguri-Sikkim-Siliguri-Calcutta with a trek thrown in between, it was quite a grind though fun all the way. Meeting friends in Darjeeling, Gangtok and Siliguri were the high points. The view from…

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I recently attended two political rallies of the candidates from the Jadavpur constituency—Sugata Bose of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Sujan Chakraborty of the Communist Party of India, Marxists (CPM)—while working on a story I did for Mint Lounge. Chakraborty’s was a small padayatra—fewer campaigners and more intimate in feel—on a Tuesday morning in the…

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