Rikshawala

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* Pocket Edition notebooks will ship from September 1, 2017 onwards
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Perfect for capturing fleeting ideas or doodling on the go, our soft cover notebooks will inspire you to create something new everyday. These notebooks make great traveling companions and welcome additions to any stationary collection. Our notebooks come in two size options - an A5 Travelers Edition (120 pages) and an A6 Pocket Edition (96 pages). Each notebook is handcrafted using premium 100gsm natural color maplitho paper, offering a smooth writing experience. Featuring plain blank pages inside, our notebooks go good with coffee and have been known to cure writer's block.

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About this artwork

Rickshaw is one of the oldest vehicles of Calcutta. It may be a matter of surprise that the city manages to retain the hackneyed rickshaw along with the present day transport systems like the metro railway. The long parallel bars and colourful seats with the ‘tung tang’ rhythm of the bells, make Rickshaw an emblem of Calcutta tradition. Rickshaw has inspired poets, artists, novelists and even filmmakers. The most controversial cinema ‘City of Joy’ was based on the traumatised life of a rickshaw puller. olkata is the city of life, love and humanity – hand driven rickshaws are really tragedies. It reminds us of Ray’s last film ‘Agantuk’ (stranger) – “After 36 years of world tour, coming to Calcutta, I find my city is standing in the same position, man is pulling rickshaw…”.

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