“Duto paisa diye jao baba...bhogoban mongol korben.”(Please spare some change, my son....and may God bless you for it.) Meghna turned around to see an old lady in a maroon shawl and a saree that in some distant past must have been white in colour. She was old and emaciated, just like so many other old and emaciated women in tattered clothing that turned up round the corners, … [Read more...]
Surangama Guha Roy
Surangama Guha Roy is a Master of Arts with distinction in Media and Communications from Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is a graduate in Sociology from Presidency College, following which she went on to obtain a Masters degree in Sociology from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Roy is passionate about cinema and enjoys writing. She has several publications, both academic and otherwise to her credit. Her short story Suicide was published in The Statesman Festival Issue, 2014. She is currently Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Government College, Kolkata.