Monsoon has always been a major inspiration for Bengali poets,
novelists, music composers alike. It evokes love, nostalgia, pain of
separation and so much more in the Bengali psyche. There is no way you
can ignore monsoon and celebrate life in Bengal.
In this week's Hello
Washington, our listeners express their passion formonsoon and get
responses from three well-known guests which include Abdullah Abu
Sayeed, a well-known literary figure in Bangladesh, Jyotirmoy Ghosh,
Tagore Professor, Calcutta University and Sharmistha Banerjee, a
promising Nazrul singer based in the United States.