There is a saying in Bangla which, if translated in English, means that going to Ganga Sagar once is equivalent to going to all the religious places in the country.
The journey on a brand new, colourful, open three-wheeled auto rickshaw was a delightful, unforgettable surprise. The males sat on either side of the driver, and the females and children sat in the back. The children, the mothers, and we, too, were excited. The weather was fine, the air was unpolluted, and the roads were excellent - tree-lined and green. The cool breeze from the river was refreshing. The driver was knowledgeable and knew Hindi too. He was giving a continuous commentary and seemed to know all the answers. He knew where ...Read More