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Dhrubaa Mukherjee

An academic and a blogger at notacurry.com

Dhrubaa Mukherjee is a PhD candidate in the English Literature and Language department at an American University. Her areas of interest include contemporary South Asian literature and culture, Indian cinema, Postcolonial, transnational, and feminist Discourses, and <a href="http://bestgiftstokolkata.com/" rel="nofollow">food and culture</a>. She also authors a successful food blog titled <a href="http://notacurry.com/" rel="nofollow">Not A Curry</a>.
What Durga Pujo Can Teach India About Communal

What Durga Pujo Can Teach India About Communal Harmony

The festival is more about coming together as a community, reveling in song, dance, art, food, and friendly banter, even with random strangers than about religion or devotion. The most important markers of Durga pujo, dhaaks (drums) and dhunuchi dance, are not religious, but Bengali cultural symbols that make the whole city gooseflesh together.
13/10/2015 8:24 AM IST
What The Hindu Scriptures Really Say About Cow

What The Hindu Scriptures Really Say About Cow Worship

Question is, when and how did the life of the supposed Holy Cow become bigger than the life a Hindu girl or a Muslim man in India? Do the Indian scriptures dictate such reverence for cows at the expense of human lives? Turns out not.
07/10/2015 8:22 AM IST