ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Calcutta Diary

The curse of the empire will not leave us. The curse of the empire has rendered existence in Calcutta into a mournful colonial experience. Much worse, it has kept in bondage scholars and scholastic pretenders across the entire country even after more than half a century of formal political freedom. It is in any case a pretty long legacy. Charvaka, let us admit, was the last original thinker this land has produced.



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