Amlan Chowdhury  


Beginning his career with the Press Trust of India in 1979, Amlan Home Chowdhury served different media houses in senior journalistic positions in New Delhi and Mumbai. He served The Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Free Press Journal and Afternoon Despatch and Courier. As a Feature Writer in Hindustan Times, the author wrote over 278 full-page research-based articles on Indian archaeology, art, literature, culture, and philosophy in a section styled as “Heritage”. The author holds a P.G. Diploma in Journalism from the Werner Lamberz College of Berlin in Germany. He has travelled extensively in India, Europe, Russia and Asia.

 

Articles

Kumortuli: Where Kumors create the Creator

Essay | Posted On: 12 Apr 2019

Kumors have continued the tradition of creating the mother goddess despite life-threatening challenges.

Mithila Art: A living tradition since the Ramayana

Essay | Posted On: 26 Mar 2019

Madhubani Art has a rich history which is steeped in stories from the Ramayana and Mahabharata which till very recently was not known to most Indians.

India's love of mountains

Perspective | Posted On: 10 Oct 2017

The Indian civilization is so deeply indebted to the many mountain ranges of the subcontinent that any cultural resurgence must begin from an effort of ecological conservation.

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