Chirodeep Chaudhuri finally decided to document the village way of life in the backdrop of a centuries old Durga Puja. His account of memories is as riveting as the photographs themselves.
1970 was the year when the first community Durga Puja was organized in several big cities in the US and Canada. The community response was overwhelming; people came from hundreds of miles away to bask in the back-home feel and soak in the ambience.
The greatest festival of the year for us, the Bengalis, has come knocking at our doors. The Durga Puja is