The Position Of Women In India

“God can only reside in a country where women are respected.” Though the scriptures have given women a high position in the society, but they were considered inferior to me in practical life. Women were prohibited to take part in domestic as well as in external matter. They could not overcome the nasty Purdah system of the time. Further, there was the custom of Sati. Many women were forcibly sent to the funeral pyre of their dead husbands. There was no change in the fate of women even during the British rule in India. The situation began to change when …

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The Hero – বীরপুরুষ

The poem is based on the imagination of a small boy, Khoka that was composed by Rabindranath Tagore. The boy is traveling in a faraway unknown place with his mother who is sitting in a palanquin with the door slightly open. The boy is riding a chestnut-brown horse at medium speed. It is evening and the the sun is about to set when they were traveling through the plain of two lakes where nobody could be seen. The tack they were following was curly covered with thorny grass. No herd can be seen as they have returned to their homes. …

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