By Mridula Nath Chakraborty
Bengal has lengthy been one of many key centres of civilisation and tradition within the Indian subcontinent. despite the fact that, Bengali identification – "Bengaliness" – is advanced through its lengthy background of evolution, the truth that Bengal is now divided among India and Bangladesh, and by way of advantage of a really huge overseas diaspora from either components of Bengal. This ebook explores a variety of matters hooked up with Bengali identification. among different topics, it considers the certain difficulties bobbing up as a result of department of Bengal, and concludes by means of demonstrating that there are various elements which make for the belief of a Bengali identity.
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