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Remembering the old Chembur

Remembering the old Chembur


Ganesh Chathurthi, the celebrations of Lord Ganesha’s birthday, is one of the most eagerly awaited festivals in Maharashtra, as Ganesha, the charming and infinitely wise elephant headed God is a…

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Diyas for Diwali

The festival of Diwali is celebrated on Amavasya or the new moon day when there is darkness everywhere.  Since it is believed that evil spirits and dark forces become powerful and active when there is no light, people light millions of diyas or oil lamps in every corner of their home to dispel the darkness. The…Read More

Shindoor Khela

I grew up in the 70s and 80s in a typical ‘Prabasi Bangali’ family in Chembur. For the uninitiated, a Prabasi Bangali is any Bengali who lives outside Bengal. Bengalis anywhere in the world would definitely be known for a few things – fish, rossogolla, and of course Durga Pujo! Our family was no different. …Read More

Back to school memories

When I look back at my school days, my mind is flooded with carefree and pleasurable memories. I think about how life was stress-free, with no qualms on my mind. I’ve realised how important it is to hold on to these memories, they evoke happiness, they keep me going and most importantly, they remind me…Read More

Chembur ki Chidiya – Story1-Parrots

Their Story: After almost four years of marriage, Rupali and Gurudatta were going through the same anxiety and stress that any couple would go through when planning a family and not able to have children. Depressed and discouraged with the situation, Rupali started taking affirmations from a book she read, ‘Power of a Subconcious Mind’.…Read More

Ganesha idol making competition

Ganesh Chaturthi being round the corner, with the pandemic restrictions still on, The Fine Arts Society decided to celebrate the festival in a unique manner. The Managing Committee of FAS organized an online ‘Ganesha Idol Making’  competition. Detailed instructions were given to make eco – friendly idols of Amchi Mumbai’s favourite God. It was held…Read More

Urban farming

I am neither a farmer by birth nor by profession. I do not live in a village with acres of land for farming. I live in a city, an urban jungle, where space is limited. But my love and passion for farming  began in this very urban jungle, when I first experienced some impeccable gardening…Read More