Immigrant Bengalis

More than 200,000 Bengali-speaking people currently live in the US. When did they and their forefathers come to the US? Why did they leave their homeland? What kind of lives did they live upon arrival in the New World? Where did the newly arrived Bengalis settle first, and how did these communities grow over time? These and other questions related to the history of Bengali immigrants in North America are the subject of this section of our website. 


Here are the published articles related to this theme:

The Story Behind Abasar.Net (Sujan DasGupta)
A Brief History of Bengali Immigrants in the US - Part A (Debajyoti Chatterji)
A Brief History of Bengali Immigrants in the US - Part B (Debajyoti Chatterji)
What Happened to USA? Analysis of a Physicist (Basab Dasgupta)
Durga Puja in the US: Beginning and Evolution (Amitabha Bagchi)
Bengali Periodicals Published in North America: Past, Present & Future (Debajyoti Chatterji)
Manavi: An Interview with Shamita Das Dasgupta (Debajyoti Chatterji)
Evolution of Bengali Communities in North America: Personal Experiences and Views of Early Settlers -- (1) Ranajit Datta (Ranajit Datta & Debajyoti Chatterji)
The Bangladeshi Americans (M.M. Khairul Anam)
Evolution of Bengali Communities in North America: Personal Experiences and Views of Early Settlers -- (2) Pronoy Chatterjee (Pronoy Chatterjee & Debajyoti Chatterji)
India and Information Technology (Basab Dasgupta)
Laws That Shaped Our Immigration History (Debajyoti Chatterji)

History: Bengali Immigration and Immigrants