Tagged: Birbhum

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Tarapith – A Shakti Peeth

Shakti Peethas as I explained before in blogposts, are places where body parts of Goddess Sati are believed to have fallen after Lord Shiva refused to give up her dead body. Goddess Sati is...

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Motichur Mosque, Rajnagar, Birbhum

Motichur Mosque History To north of Hetampur Town in Birbhum district is Rajnagar. Rajnagar was ruled by a series of Pathans from 17th century. Their names: Jonad Khan (1600) – son, Bahadur Khan, alias...

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Faces of India – 138

The curious, inquisitive look: Why my photo! An auto rickshaw driver in Birbhum district, West Bengal. Faces of India, a series through which I intend to portray the various characters of my country whom...