Japanese Air Raids on Kolkata during WWII


The only person to possibly have witnessed the Japanese bombing of Calcutta (Kolkata) during WWII were my paternal grandparents. I have never seen my maternal grandparents thus never would know their version of the history. My grandmother was a born storyteller, a prolific writer she had the finesse to tell stories and she told it … Continue reading Japanese Air Raids on Kolkata during WWII

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World War Remembrance Sunday Kolkata


In Kolkata this year the Remembrance Sunday commemoration was observed at St. John’s Church. This church in itself is a history to the British in India and is a landmark in itself in this city. This was the first time I was attending a service at this church and that too for Remembrance Sunday made this a very special moment for me.