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Bangalnamaa 2, Tapan Raychaudhuri

I knew this lion of a man to be my own grandfather. He would come to our house and sleep on the sofa in the living room whenever he came to Barisal to argue a case,. And I used to … Continue reading

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Eulogy to Tapan Raychaudhuri: An excerpt from Bangalnama

Let me tell you about my maternal grandparents’ family. My grandfather passed away at thirty nine, leaving behind a twenty six year old wife and seven children of whom one was still to be born. The story of his death … Continue reading

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