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Diwali in Tripoli.

In work and play, education and prayer Following the life of the community. As we celebrate another Diwali in Tripoli many previous years come to mind. This Dushera we had a gathering in a colleague’s house in Oil Clinic area … Continue reading

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Reading clubs again

Reading Groups in Tripoli..He beautifully wrote of the two slogans which the Khmer Rouge used –
“Power flows through the barrel of the gun”…and ‘You cannot make omellettes without breaking eggs’
What he saw in Cambodia, he had read in Calcutta, in the early seventies.Maoist rhetoric.
As one old Bengali friend, a sensitive human being, a keen photographer and teacher
-Tirtha Das Gupta (TDG) once told me, sipping tea in the School of Fototechnik at Bhogal Delhi,
“The Naxalite movement put the people’s movements back by decades” Continue reading


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