Tag: Sahapedia

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  • Remembering Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    Remembering Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

    Primarily known for his contribution towards creating a Bengali primer, the Borno Parichay, and for his sustained efforts at improving the status of the Hindu women, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was one of the greatest reformers from Bengal. Following the vandalism of Vidyasagar’s statue in Bengal, Sahapedia takes a look at the legacy of the Bengali thinker whose works are integral to Indian modernity

    May 16, 2019
  • Happy Mother’s Day: The beautiful relationship between ‘mother and child’ in modern Indian art

    Happy Mother’s Day: The beautiful relationship between ‘mother and child’ in modern Indian art

    Mothers hold a high position in Indian culture and motherhood has been extensively represented in Indian art. On Mother’s Day, Sahapedia and DAG look at the relationship between mother and child by five modern Indian artists MV Dhurandhar, MF Husain, Jamini Roy, Madhvi Parekh and PT Reddy

    May 12, 2019
  • Thrones of India: Opulent seats of power

    Thrones of India: Opulent seats of power

    While the Targaryens and the Lannisters continue to fight for the coveted Iron Throne in the iconic TV series Game of Thrones, Manan Kapoor and Shruti Chakraborty of Sahapedia look at some of the historic Indian thrones that were symbols of power and wealth

    April 26, 2019
  • Alienation, migration and loneliness in Nirmal Verma’s writings

    Alienation, migration and loneliness in Nirmal Verma’s writings

    Renowned Hindi author Nirmal Verma’s writings often deal with themes such as alienation, migration and historical trauma. He was not only one of the pioneers of the ‘Nayi Kahani movement’, but also a unique figure among his contemporaries, as he’d mastered over three languages. On his 90th birth anniversary, Sahapedia.org looks at the life and works of the iconic writer.

    April 3, 2019