Bihar (@6.5) vs West Bengal (@1.33)

Our Prediction:

West Bengal will win

Bihar – West Bengal Match Prediction | 25-09-2019 02:00

Also prominent are Dwijendralal, Atulprasad and Rajanikanta's songs, and adhunik or modern music from films and other composers.[201] From the early 1990s, new genres of music have emerged, including what has been called Bengali Jeebonmukhi Gaan (a modern genre based on realism). Shyama Sangeet is a genre of devotional songs, praising the Hindu goddess Kali;[199]kirtan is devotional group songs dedicated to the god Krishna.[200] Like other states in northern India, West Bengal also has a heritage in North Indian classical music. Rabindrasangeet, songs composed and set to words by Rabindranath Tagore, and Nazrul geeti (by Kazi Nazrul Islam) are popular. Bengali dance forms draw from folk traditions, especially those of the tribal groups, as well as the broader Indian dance traditions. Folk music in West Bengal is often accompanied by the ektara, a one-stringed instrument. A notable music tradition is the Baul music, practiced by the Bauls, a sect of mystic minstrels.[198] Other folk music forms include Gombhira and Bhawaiya.

Eden Gardens was one of only two 100,000-seat cricket stadiums in the world;[255] renovations before the 2011 Cricket World Cup reduced the capacity to 66,000.[256] The stadium is the home to various cricket teams such as the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Bengal cricket team, and the East Zone. The 1987 Cricket World Cup final was hosted in Eden Gardens. West Bengal has several large stadiums.

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I will give an example. Upper middle class Bengalis and lower middle class Bengalis dont mix much. If a Bengali officer is fighting with a Bihari rickshawalla, the Bengali rickshawalla will support the Bihari rickshawalla. Class is over race and religion. The low income groups hate high income group. Hardly any Bengali in city , who has stayed for 2 generations, have any contact with their relatives in village. Class and current city. There is class hatred. Villages are a part of Bihari culture. Nearly every city Bihari has relatives in villages. Class is very important in Bengal.

It was the gateway to the revolution of European education during the British Raj.[233] Sir William Jones established the Asiatic Society in 1794 to promote oriental studies. West Bengal has eighteen universities.[231][232] Kolkata has played a pioneering role in the development of the modern education system in India.

The Bengal Renaissance and the Brahmo Samaj socio-cultural reform movements significantly influenced the cultural and economic life of Bengal.[67] Between 1905 and 1911 an abortive attempt was made to divide the province of Bengal into two zones.[68] Bengal suffered from the Great Bengal famine in 1943, which claimed threemillion lives during World WarII.[69] Bengalis played a major role in the Indian independence movement, in which revolutionary groups such as Anushilan Samiti and Jugantar were dominant. Armed attempts against the British Raj from Bengal reached a climax when news of Subhas Chandra Bose leading the Indian National Army against the British reached Bengal.

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Major English language newspapers include The Telegraph, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Hindu, The Statesman, The Indian Express, and Asian Age. In 2005 West Bengal had 505 published newspapers,[245] of which 389 were in Bengali.[245]Ananda Bazar Patrika, published in Kolkata with 1,277,801 daily copies, has the largest circulation for a single-edition, regional language newspaper in India.[245] Other major Bengali newspapers are: Bartaman, Sangbad Pratidin, Aajkaal, Jago Bangla, Uttarbanga Sambad, and Ganashakti. Some prominent financial dailies such as: The Economic Times, Financial Express, Business Line, and Business Standard are widely circulated.

The capital and largest city of the state is Kolkatathe third-largest urban agglomeration[125] and the seventh-largest city[126] in India.

Later, occasional Muslim raiders reinforced the process of conversion by building mosques, madrasas, and khanqahs. Islam was introduced through trade with the Abbasid Caliphate.[56] Following the early conquest of Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khalji and the establishment of the Delhi Sultanate, it spread across the entire Bengal region.

Part of the ethno-linguistic Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. The main ethnic group is the Bengalis, with Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority. West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans. West Bengal is the thirteenth-largest Indian state, with an area of 88,752km2 (34,267sqmi). West Bengal (/bnl/; Bengali: Paschim Banga) is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata (Calcutta) the seventh-largest city in India, and center of the third-largest metropolitan area in the country. With over 91million inhabitants (as of 2011), it is India's fourth-most populous state.

Some of the notable schools in the city are: La Martiniere Calcutta, Calcutta Boys' School, St. Paul's, St. James' School (Kolkata), St. Darjeeling's schools include: St. Xavier's Collegiate School, and Loreto House, Loreto Convent, Asansol some of which rank amongst the best schools in the country.[229] Many of the schools in Kolkata and Darjeeling are colonial-era establishments housed in buildings that are exemplars of neo-classical architecture.

In the 19th and 20thcenturies, Bengali literature was modernised in the works of authors such as Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, whose works marked a departure from the traditional verse-oriented writings prevalent in that period;[187]Michael Madhusudan Dutt, a pioneer in Bengali drama who introduced the use of blank verse;[188] and Rabindranath Tagore, who reshaped Bengali literature and music. West Bengal has a long tradition of folk literature, evidenced by the Charyapada, a collection of Buddhist mystic songs dating back to the 10th and 11thcenturies; Mangalkavya, a collection of Hindu narrative poetry composed around the 13thcentury; Shreekrishna Kirtana, a pastoral Vaishnava drama in verse composed by Boru Chandidas; Thakurmar Jhuli, a collection of Bengali folk and fairy tales compiled by Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumder; and stories of Gopal Bhar, a court jester in medieval Bengal. The Bengali language boasts a rich literary heritage it shares with neighbouring Bangladesh.

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Other higher education institutes of importance in West Bengal include: St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (the first IIM), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, Indian Statistical Institute, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (the first IIT), Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur (the first IIEST), Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kalyani, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research, Kolkata, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata, and West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences.