Monthly Archives: November 2013

Chhath Puja (छठ पर्व, सुर्य षष्ठी)

Missing my mother today, mai as we call her in Bhojpuri. Mai resides in Jamshedpur (part of erstwhile Bihar, now in Jharkhand) and even after much dissuasion she has not stopped performing chhatth puja though not in the best of her health for the … Continue reading

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Narendra Modi began his campaign for the 2014 general elections in Uttar Pradesh and its neighboring state, Bihar. This will take Modi’s quest for the Prime Minister’s job arguably to its most crucial battlegrounds. UP and Bihar are going to … Continue reading

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