Rimli Sengupta

Rimli Sengupta is a willing refugee from engineering academia who has recently taken to writing. She writes in both Bengali and English.

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Indonesia’s Uncle Pai

His comics bear an uncanny resemblance to the signature Amar Chitra Katha style. And yet, Raden Ahmed Kosasih, the father of the Indonesian comic, was doing this many years before Pai began his own epic effort.

Naked Power

Picture a woman cornered and a bevy of men gloating at her discomfiture. And now ask what it would take to upend this power equation.

Free to Be

India’s gift to me is that she doesn’t get in the way of my freedom to be, she allows me the space to show respect voluntarily.

Jana Gana Reflex

Is nationality really personal? What does it mean for me to be Indian? What does it mean to be Indian now, after 62 independent years?