De-signing Imagi-nation

Akhar Bandyopadhyay 28th June, 2017 Abstract “De-signing Imagi-nation” is a video collage giving a glimpse into the forgotten contributions of the unsung patriots in designing the imagi-nation known as “India”, a geo-political entity. View it here: Acknowledgement: Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay

THE END OF HUMANS

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay 5th July, 2017 Abstract “The End of Humans” is an attempt to restore Humanness, homo sapiens sapiens, species being, who is now being endangered by different manufactured conflicts for the benefit of market fundamentalism, often under the simulated garb of religious fundamentalism. How is a riot manufactured, and for whose benefit?Continue reading “THE END OF HUMANS”

Searching For Syncretism: Part II

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay Abstract This video collage, in continuation of Part 1⤡, strives to highlight the syncretic features characteristic to the South East Asian Culture by highlighting the architecture of the Belur Math in West Bengal, originally planned by Swami Vivekananda himself and executed after his death by Swami Vijnanananda. The structure of theContinue reading “Searching For Syncretism: Part II”

Searching for Syncretism: Part I

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay 29th June, 2017 Abstract The Video Collage attempts to unearth the intricately embedded syncretic elements of the South-East Asian cultural milieu, now threatened due to the rise of exclusivist religious fundamentalism engineered by the fascist BJP and its associates like the RSS, by going through some of the noteworthy instances ofContinue reading “Searching for Syncretism: Part I”

Indoctrinating Saffron Violence

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay, Akhar Bandyopadhyay 29th June, 2017 Abstract Here are some of the instances which show how the Sangh Parivar brainwashes its members. What is the way-out? May we foreground the syncretic attitude that is inherent in our subaltern consciousness? View it here:

CONVERGENCE TO PRAXIS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUFFERINGS: OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION

This journal tries to demolish the administrative boundaries of academic disciplinary technology by amalgamating all the so-called “subjects” by condemning the objectification, subjectification and subjection. It strives to reach the vanishing point of theory and praxis. Thus, instead of so-called “inter-disciplinary studies”, it emphasizes on the convergence of earthian knowledges and praxiologies. The journal attemptsContinue reading “CONVERGENCE TO PRAXIS: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUFFERINGS: OBJECTIVES AND DESCRIPTION”

Kissa Crony Ka (The Tale of Cronies): A Video Collage

Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay Akhar Bandyopadhyay Kindly spend 28 minutes of your valuable time to watch the following video collage on the contemporary Indian politico-economic scenario. The video collage purports to show the moribund political economy of debt-ridden contemporary India under the religious extremist authoritarian regime. It attempts to focus on the crony and monopoly capitalist frameworkContinue reading “Kissa Crony Ka (The Tale of Cronies): A Video Collage”

Ram-ification Of Śrī Rāma Ram-shackles Us: Our Ram-Desi-Vir? An Appeal From DHFL FD-Holders

Posted on 09/07/2021 DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.32547.99368 License CC BY-SA 4.0 Compiled by Debaprasad Bandyopadhyay, Akhar Bandyopadhyay To The Honourable President, The Republic of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi- 110004 “प्रजासुखे सुखं राज्ञ: प्रजानां च हिते हितम्‌ । नात्मप्रियं हितं राज्ञ: प्रजानां तु प्रियं हितम्‌”    ― Dev Dantreliya, Chanakya Niti on Corruption:  Glimpses of how Chanakya tackled menace of corruption 300 BCE in India? ⤡ Sub: Ramification Of  Śrī Rāma Ramshackles Us: Our Ram-Desi-Vir?  An Appeal From DHFL FD-Holders  Continue reading “Ram-ification Of Śrī Rāma Ram-shackles Us: Our Ram-Desi-Vir? An Appeal From DHFL FD-Holders”

Annihilating caste, annihilation of our Hindutva dream- Appealing for a caste-based Hindu Nation: a letter to the President of India

Originally posted on Akhar Bandyopadhyay:
To The Honourable?President, Republic of?India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi- 110004 “Castes there were in those ancient times too, continuing for thousands of years of our glorious national life. There is nowhere any instance of it having hampered the progress or disrupted the unity of society. It, in fact, served as…