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Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2017, Heritage Tour on the River Ganges

January 20, 2017 3 comments

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2017

Heritage Tour on the River Ganges

The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF), created by the Oxford Bookstores, happens to be India’s only  literary festival created by a bookstore. AKLF also happens to be the fist literary festival of Kolkata.

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Grand view of Howrah Bridge, Hooghly River Heritage Cruise, AKLF 20017

On 6 Jan 2017 the 8th edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) kicked off with a Heritage Tour of the River Ganges. I was invited, along with a host of fellow travel bloggers, to attend the Heritage Cruise  by Candid Communications, media partner of AKLF.

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New Menu Launch at Cha Bar, Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

October 26, 2016 1 comment

New Menu Launch at Cha Bar

Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

The Oxford Book Store (managed by Apeejay Surrendra Group) at Park Street, Kolkata has been my favourite hunting ground since my school and college days in St. Xavier’s School & College.

Inside the Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

Inside the Oxford Book Store, Park Street, Kolkata

Especial during my BCom days (1993 – 96), when my college got over at 9:40 am, I was often the first person to step inside the iconic book store.

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Bengali Literary Heritage Bus Tour, Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsav 2016

October 21, 2016 Leave a comment

Bengali Literary Heritage Bus Tour

Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsav (ABSU) 2016

The second edition of the Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsav (ABSU) kicked off with the Bengali Literary Heritage Bus Tour, held on 16 Oct. 2016.

Eminent writer and columnist Ranjan Bandhopadhyay (center), Swagat Sengupta, CEO Oxford Book Stores (left) and Tridip Chatterjee of Patra Bharati (right) at Kolkata Police Museum

Eminent writer and columnist Ranjan Bandhopadhyay (center), Swagat Sengupta, CEO Oxford Book Stores (left) and Tridip Chatterjee of Patra Bharati (right) at Kolkata Police Museum

I was privileged enough to lead a group of about 60 eminent Kolkatans, including eminent writer and columnist Ranjan Bandhopadhyay, through the winding streets of north Kolkata past the houses of stalwarts of Bengali literature.

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QnA wirth Rangan Datta

July 15, 2015 13 comments

QnA with Rangan Datta

Organised by Kolkata Bloggers at Oxford Book Store

19 June 2015, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

QnA Rangan Datta

QnA Rangan Datta

Dear Friends, I shared my blogging and wikipedia experience at the Oxford Book Store on 19 July 2015 at 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

The event is being organized by Kolkata Bloggers with Oxford Book Stores as the venue partner.

Honcho serve as the gift sponsor while Cloud Studio happens to be the design partner.

My presentation started with a introduction from the Oxford Book Store, followed by another introduction from Arjyak of Kolkata Bloggers.

After that it was my turn and I started with a slide show consisting of screen shots of testimonials form celebrities like Amitava Ghosh and William Dalrymple.

The second half consisted of a discussion session, which was moderated by Anirban Saha.

It was an open forum with ideas and questions coming in from the audience, which consisted of a mix of bloggers and non bloggers.

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