To develop and empower women through education that fosters knowledge and skills, promotes values of equality, secularism and national integration, moulds character through discipline and rigour and creates an open mind capable of assimilating the best traditions of the East and the West.

Department of Bengali

Prospects

  • Higher studies in University of Calcutta or other reputed Universities.
  • Studies in the filled of Advertising, Media, Journalism, Print Media and Publishing Houses and opportunities for employment in these areas.
  • Suitable job orientation as junior research associate, in college libraries and universities.
  • Eligibility through School Service Commission Examinations and other sources as teaching faculty in schools at the Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary levels.
     

Elective Subject Combinations

for Bengali (B.A.) as Honours subject

  1. Philosophy and Sanskrit
  2. Philosophy and Political Science
  3. History and Political Science
  4. Geography and Sanskrit
  5. History and Sanskrit
  6. Geography and Political Science

 

Faculty

 

Dr. Ballari Ray Choudhury


Ph.D.
Designation : Assistant Professor

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Dr. Rakhi Mitra


M.A.,Ph.D.
Designation : Assistant Professor

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Smt. Shampa Sarkar


M.A, B.Ed.
Designation : Assistant Professor

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Mr. Ranamoy Sarkar


M.Phil
Designation : SACT - I

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Mr. Sharadwat Manna


M.A
Designation : SACT - I

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Activities of the Department

The wholehearted active participation of the students and a close network of teaching and learning helps the Department to move ahead. The Bangla Bhasha o Sahitya Bibhag (the Bengali Language and Literature Section) of Gokhale Memorial Girls College works as a unified community in social interactions with all its former students and alumni.

2020

A State Level Webinar on 'Feminism - Issues and Concerns through the glasses of Philosophy and Literature'

A State Level Webinar on 'Feminism - Issues and Concerns through the glasses of Philosophy and Literature' was jointly organised by Department of Bengali and Department of Philosophy of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College, held on 30th of June 2020. The speakers were Dr. Sanat Kumar Naskar and Dr. Aditi Dasgupta from Department of Bengali and Department of Philosophy respectively.

 

Rabindra Jayanti programme

The students of the Department of Bengali performed and celebrated Online Rabindra Jayanti programme on 8th of May, 2020 via online platform to commemorate the birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore during the Pandemic. Here's attached the picture of our respected Principal madam Dr. Atashi Karpha delivering her valuable speech.

 

Participated in Annual College Exhibition Day on 29 February 2020.

Subject : Chandimangal Kabye Kalketu O Fullorar Bibaha Asar

 

Celebration of International Mother Language Day (21 Feb)

, on 24 February 2020

Dated : 24 February 2020

2019

Inter-College Annual Cultural Programme: 27h September, 2019

 

200 years of Birth Anniversary of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar

Department of Bengali attended a workshop on 200 years of Birth Anniversary of Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar on 25th September 2019 organised by Pashimbanga Bangla Academy. 10 people from the department participated in the workshop including Dr. Rakhi Mitra, Shampa Sarkar and 8 students.

 

Rabindra Jayanti Celebration

Students from the Department of Bengali participated in the Rabindra Jayanti Celebration arranged by the Cultural Club of Gokhale Memorial Girls'College on the birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore on 8th June 2019.

 

Special Lectures

Lecture 1

A special lecture on "Bangla Kabitar Bibartan O Shilporuper Obhinabotwo" conducted by the Department Of Bengali, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College on 14th January 2019. The speaker was Prof. Jahar Sen Majumdar.

Lecture 2

A special lecture on "Gauri Dharmapal : Jibon O Sahitya" conducted by the Department Of Bengali, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College on 11th March 2019. The speaker was Dr. Rohini Dharmapal

Lecture 3

A special lecture on "Gender Equality, Mental health & Gender related issues." conducted by the Department Of Bengali, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College on 15th March 2019. A film 'Duggaboti' was shown on this related issues. The speaker was Dr. Anuradha Kunda. She gave a brief about the topic and formed groups of students to have an interactive discussion on Gender Equality.

International Mother Language Day

A Departmental celebration on International Mother Language Day of Department of Bengali was held on 21st of February 2019 in presence of honourable Principal Madam of our college.

 

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World poetry day celebration 21 March 2017, students of the department of Bengali participate in a talk by the notable poet and author Binayak Bandyopadhyay.

21 March 2017, Department of Bengali celebrates World Poetry Day with poet Bubun Chattopadhyay. The interactive session claimed spontaneous response from the class.

World Poetry Day celebration : 21 March 2017

 

 

World poetry day celebration 21 March 2017, students of the department of Bengali participate in a talk by the notable poet and author Binayak Bandyopadhyay.

21 March 2017, Department of Bengali celebrates World Poetry Day with poet Bubun Chattopadhyay. The interactive session claimed spontaneous response from the class.

Special lecture : 29 March 2017

 

Special lecture in the department by Dr. Ruma Bandyopadhyay on 29 March 2017. She delivered her talk on the novels of Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay.

Paper presentation programme : 08 May 2017

 

Students participated in a paper presentation programme with students of the Sanskrit College & University on 8 May 2017.

 

 

 

2015-2014

 

  • Special Lecture on the plays of Rabindranath Tagore were delivered on 1st October 201 5by Prof.Saumitra Basu, Shishir Bhaduri Adhyapak, Drama Section, Rabindra Bharati University on 1st October 2015.
  •  Celebrating Teacher's Day, 2015
  • Students celebrate Bhasa Dibosh, the International Language Day on the 21st of February every year.
  • A power point presentation by students of First Year Honours on 19th Century Bengali Literature in September, 2014.
  • Departmental Journal, an important milestone

 

 

'Protitee' is a Departmental Journal entirely planned and published by the students. 'Protitee' means knowledge. The first issue was published in 2011.Though irregularly published, the journal it marks a good initiative indeed on the part of the students.

 

 

 

 

"The Department of Bengali, Bangla Bhasha o Sahitya Bibhaag, commemorates Ekushe February, Bhasha Shohid Dibosh, the International Language Day, every year with poetry recitation, songs and departmental discussions. Audio-visual teaching-learning and paper presentations with a multi- disciplinary approach ventures new avenues."