Bengali diaspora in NY

The teenage life of a Bangladeshi-American in Tashie Bhuiyan’s ‘Counting Down with You’

Karina’s experiences are conveyed with compassion, emphasising the real issues of gender inequality in South Asian communities. The fact that parents continue to force their dreams on children instead of letting them pursue their own speaks volumes about the family dynamics existing in our households. Karina is seen to experiment with various ways of coping with anxiety instead of seeking professional help. Her experiences represent the glaring lack of mental health care in our community, even beyond national borders. That being said, the techniques Karina employs could be a helpful resource for readers suffering from similar issues. 

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

(Not My) Home: Musings of a Reluctant Immigrant

Despite all her flaws, Dhaka is still the home that loves with reckless abandon

July 24, 2021
July 24, 2021

The teenage life of a Bangladeshi-American in Tashie Bhuiyan’s ‘Counting Down with You’

Karina’s experiences are conveyed with compassion, emphasising the real issues of gender inequality in South Asian communities. The fact that parents continue to force their dreams on children instead of letting them pursue their own speaks volumes about the family dynamics existing in our households. Karina is seen to experiment with various ways of coping with anxiety instead of seeking professional help. Her experiences represent the glaring lack of mental health care in our community, even beyond national borders. That being said, the techniques Karina employs could be a helpful resource for readers suffering from similar issues. 

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

PM exchanges eid greetings with Bangladeshis in NY

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina observes Eid-ul Azha with Bangladeshis living in New York and exchanges eid greetings with them.