A tribute to a great teacher

Shri Rabindranath Mitra was English teacher in our school — Raisina Bengali High School in New Delhi. He was a recipient of the President of India award for best teacher. Yesterday was his birth centenary. One of our seniors in the school — Ranabir Sen posted a nice, soulful tribute on Facebook page of our…

Bijoya Sammilani and Reunion 2015

While returning to Baghdad, I was in New Delhi on October 31. My flight to Dubai was at 4.00 am. My schoolmates arranged a Bijoya sammilani for our 1980 batch on that day so that I could also join. It was arranged at Barbeque Nation in Vasant Kunj. As decided, we all assembled there at…

Classmate reunion 2015

While returning from Gangtok in Sikkim after meeting my son, I planned to meet one of my school batchmates — Debabroto, who is staying in Siliguri. We haven’t met for over 3 decades! My flight was from Bagdogra airport and if everything was ok, then we could have met for at least two hours in Siliguri.…