That Night

By Plabi Pradhan Even in the 21st century we often witness or sense so many unearthly things which cannot be explained by any logic or science. We can’t articulate them by any framework of cause and effect; we just feel or experience them. A very weird kind of feeling. Twenty eight years old now, I’m … Continue reading That Night

Aha Bhoot, Baha Bhoot

আহাভূত , বাহাভূত Sujoy Kumar Das একেবারে শিশু‌বেলায় অখাদ্য খাবার খেতে না চাওয়া বা অন্য কোনো বেয়াদবি‌’র অব‍্যর্থ টোটকা ছিল ভূত পেত্নীর ভয় দেখানো। বাড়ির সামনে‌র উঠোন ছাড়িয়ে, অদূরে‌র ওই জমাট অন্ধকার বাঁশঝাড় মাথা দুলিয়ে সন্ধ্যা থেকে‌ই ভয় দেখানো শুরু করতো।  উপরি পাওনা হিসাবে ছিল, সন্ধ‍্যে থেকেই শিয়ালের তার সপ্তকে উচ্চ‌স্বরে বিলাপ ক্রন্দন, – হুক্কা … Continue reading Aha Bhoot, Baha Bhoot

To Believe or Not to Believe: Bengali Childhoods and Indigenous Horror Fiction

By Dr. Stella Chitralekha Biswas Born in a quintessentially Bengali household, I grew up listening to a fascinating plethora of bhooter galpa that catered to my ever-increasing appetite for the same. In fact, having doting grandmothers and other female kin within the household meant endless evenings and nights of storytelling that sent shivers down our … Continue reading To Believe or Not to Believe: Bengali Childhoods and Indigenous Horror Fiction


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