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Frontier in Print

Vol. 50, No.6, Aug 13 - 19, 2017
Contents
Note: Remembering Khokan Majumdar - Anirban Biswas
News Wrap - A G D
‘Naxalbari 50’: The Struggle Continues - Harsh Thakor
Sixth Mass Extinction: Biological Annihilation on Earth - Robert J Burrowes
Yet Another Misadventure: GST Reforms–Mother or Monster? - Asis Ranjan Sengupta
Review: Trash Diggers - Sankar Ray

An Appeal

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An Appeal

বিজ্ঞান সংগঠনগুলির যৌথ সম্মেলন
বিষয়ঃ শব্দ দূষণ, জলাভূমি, নদী, গাছ, প্রকৃতি ও পরিবেশ সংরক্ষণ নিয়ে আলোচনা ও কর্মসূচি গ্রহণ।

২০শে আগস্ট, ২০১৭, রবিবার সকাল ৯-৩০মিঃ।
স্থানঃ রবীন্দ্র কক্ষ, চাকদহ পৌর সভার পাশের গলি, চাকদহ, নদীয়া। সবাই আসুন।

অপূর্ব মুখোপাধ্যায় স্মারক বক্তৃতা, ২০১৭
বিষয়ঃ ইতিহাস ও বিজ্ঞান চর্চার মুক্ত চিন্তায় হানাদারি

বক্তাঃ অধ্যাপক গুরুপ্রসাদ কর ও অধ্যাপক সিদ্ধার্থ গুহ রায়।
২০শে আগষ্ট, ২০১৭, রবিবার, বিকেল ৫টা, স্থানঃ গুরুদাস কলেজ, ফুলবাগান, কলকাতা। আয়োজকঃ অপূর্ব মুখোপাধ্যায় স্মারক কমিটি। যোগাযোগঃ ৯৬৭৪৩৫৮১২৫। সবাই আসুন।


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20 Aug 2017
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The dynamics of communal polarization in Bengal: a probe into Baduria-Basirhat flare up [part-I]

Biswajit Roy

The communal cauldron in Bengal’s Baduria-Basirhat bordering Bangladesh is no more at the boiling point, though embers are still glowing. This probe into the anatomy of the sectarian strife, latest in a series that have taken place from Kaliachak in north Bengal’s Maldah to Dhulagarh in Howrah close to Kolkata since last year indicates a method in the madness that suits BJP-RSS politics of Hindu consolidation wholly and Trinamul Congress treatment of Muslims as a vote-bank, at least partially. Indications from the ground are enough to that the Sangh Parivar will intensify its drive for religious polarization while ruling Trinamul will facilitate it by default at the expense of fragile social fabric, at least, till the 2019 general election.
The pattern emerging out of the latest flashpoint in the state points to deep inroads made by the votaries of competitive communalisms of both saffron and green hues, particularly in areas close to Indo-Bangla border where demographic balance has remained uneasy for long. As the genies of communal passion get released to enjoy their dance of death and destruction, it’s not always easy to bottle up them even for their masters. The weeklong frenzy in the frontier area in early July is the latest example. These forces are likely to gain more social and political space if their mutually complimentary roles in igniting the frenzy are not exposed and countered effectively by the voices of sanity and humanity in both communities in order to fight the worst of the polar politics.
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