Vaijayantee Bhattacharya has flown to Kolkata from Bahrain countless times since she first moved to the Pearl of the Gulf in 2010. But now she is back in Kolkata – India’s cultural capital where she was born and educated – on a very special mission to launch her first book.
Vaijayantee’s anthology is somehow embossed with the sadness of an unfulfilled existence. (Supplied)
The poet in the balcony of her Bahrain home with the Grand Mosque in the background. (Supplied)