Awrup for AlalODulal.org Unbeknownst to many, a new republic was born; it quietly crept up on the citizens of the old republic, while they were applauding and lauding themselves, for bringing to power through their franchise demagogues who promised them a rose garden of development. This new republic is called Banistan. Continue reading
Bathing in the Buriganga
Faheem Haider for AlalODulal.org
আমাদের ব্লগার সমাজের নেতৃবৃন্দ মহা চটেছেন তরুণ রাজনীতিক আন্দালিব রহমান পার্থর উপর। কারণ জনাব পার্থ এক টক শো তে ব্লগার দের অপমান করে কথা বলেছেন।
So the rumour on facebook and twitter is that Baridhara Society may be banning rickshaw pullers from wearing the dreaded lungi. Continue reading
Surplus Lives! Great Offers!
A sky-blue orna with white and sequin embroidery drenched in sand water lay on the floor. Continue reading
A cartoon in the Daily Star During Awami league regime.
The cartoon is nice. That is not the point. The point is that if any such cartoon was drawn by the Daily Star and it’s sister concern daily Prothom Alo’s Shishir Bhattacharya on similar issue during BNP government time, among the three bad guys looting the money, you would have seen a Tarique rahman look alike, a Jamaat look alike and Safari clad man with a dark glass and a briefcase. But in this cartoon the absence of a Mujib coat is very obvious.
Another cartoon at Daily Prothom Alo, done by leading cartoonist Shishir Bhattacharya. In this cartoon too, conspicuously absent is a Mujib coat figure. This trend raises serious questions about the social responsibility of our cartoonists.