Immigrant Bengalis


Getting ready for travel to America or Canada was a major life event for most of us, and arriving at our destinations and settling down in our totally new environs posed many interesting challenges. In this section we feature narratives about preparations for travel, maiden voyage/ flight experiences, and adjusting to new culture and customs.

Here are the published articles related to this theme:

Obstacle to Departure -- The Visa Nightmare (Debajyoti Chatterji)
My First Flight (Debajyoti Chatterji)
The Tension of Arrival (Amitabha Bagchi)
A Trip Full of Shocks (Proshanto Kumar Shome)
Promise (Dilip Chakrabarti)
An Improbable Immigrant (Subhas K. Sikdar)
Welcome to California (Manisha Roy)
Coming the Long Way to America (Rajat Basu)

Memorable Days in the Life of an Immigrant (Krishna Chakrabarty)

‚ÄčAngels on Earth (Mekhala Banerjee)

The Longest First Day (Subhash Sen)

America: The Land that Beckoned(Abhay Kangle)