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How Bengal woke up to 'band' culture in the 1970s, paving the way for a bona fide rock movement in Bangla
The 'movement' was fuelled by the love for one's native language, identity, acknowledgment of one's sociopolitical struggles, while experimenting with modern idioms of music.
Remembering Moheener Ghoraguli, India's first rock band from Kolkata whose legacy thrives in resistance
Forty-five years since their formation, Moheener Ghoraguli — who likened themselves to a "movement" — continue to find resonance in the sound and art of budding artists not just in Bengal, but across India, with their songs being widely reprised and recreated.