Immigrant Bengalis

Early Years.

The first few years of our lives as immigrants were full of memorable experiences, some surprising, some pleasant and some outright shocking. In this section we plan on featuring narratives of some of those early years' experiences in America:

Here are the published articles related to this theme:


1954-1956:Two Years  In the Village of Katonah, NY (Haimonti Chaudhuri & Debajyoti Chatterji)
In Deep South during Civil Rights Movement (Pronoy Chatterjee)
My First St. Patrick's Day in New York (Shyamal Sarkar)
Grades P or V (Debu Majumdar)
Of Pigeons and Sirens (Asit K. Ray)
Grad Student Life (Debajyoti Chatterji)
Goodbye to Wazzu and Mount St. Helens (Rahul Ray)
A Surprise, a Shock and a Relief! (Subhash Nandy)
Age of Innocence on the Wane (Subhash Nandy)

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

Like a Cat that has Three Lives! (Subhash Nandy)

Unexpected Surprises Out West for a New Grad Student (Subhash Nandy)

My Stint As A Disk Jockey In Chicago (Amitabha Bagchi)