Parle-G, Britannia Marie, and ‘chai pe charcha’

Telegraph – Calcutta, India – Sir — To the generation of Bengalis for whom the evening adda at the local tea shack was an indispensable part of life, the news about the changing fortunes of Parle-G and Britannia Marie heralds the passing of an era.


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  • But before calling someone the best batsman, one should also consider the strength of the bowling attack he faces, his batting technique and style, the abilities of the other batsmen of his team and so on.
  • So whatever the disappointment one had to face at having to see one’s favourite batsman get out, there were others to compensate for the disappointment with their fantastic batting display.
  • Somnath Mukherjee,CalcuttaSir — Steve Smith is undoubtedly one of the best Test cricketers.
  • Shameek Bose,CalcuttaFight anewSir — Now that Sonia Gandhi is back as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi’s leadership stint seems to have ended for good.

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