Jennifer Kishan

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Imagine your city under a 30-day curfew – Instagram artist reacts to Kashmir lockdown

No phones, no internet, no flights out, her city a prison – Sumona Chakravarty’s Instagram sketches visualise how Kolkata would look if communications shutdown that was imposed in Kashmir happened there.

14 Oct 2019 - 7:36AM

No phones, no internet, no flights out, her city a prison – Sumona Chakravarty’s Instagram sketches visualise how Kolkata would look if communications shutdown that was imposed in Kashmir happened there.

Imagine your city under a 30-day curfew – Instagram artist reacts to Kashmir lockdown
Chinese Indians take comfort in mahjong as Kolkata Chinatown shrinks around them

They chat in fluent Bengali, but the players around a mahjong table in Tiretta Bazaar, one of two Chinatowns in Kolkata, India, are ethnically Chinese – remnants of a vanishing diaspora who gather in clubs for kinship.

9 Jul 2019 - 10:50AM

They chat in fluent Bengali, but the players around a mahjong table in Tiretta Bazaar, one of two Chinatowns in Kolkata, India, are ethnically Chinese – remnants of a vanishing diaspora who gather in clubs for kinship.

Chinese Indians take comfort in mahjong as Kolkata Chinatown shrinks around them