Opinion | What one can learn from West Bengal or Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar hoo hee5 min read 30 May 2019, 06:28 PM IST
Bengal is a grumpy land, wedded to the persona of a people who’ve been hard done by
Bengal is a benighted land of extremes. On the one hand, its cup of iconic heroes spills over, long loved and admired by other regions well beyond India’s shores. On the other, Bengalis have allowed this rich intellectual and cultural legacy to be squandered, like the spoilt third generation of an aristocracy that talks up genealogy but thinks it needn’t work hard to make a success of anything.
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