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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A Unique Wedding in McCluskiegunj

On the first day of April I was invited to a wedding in the basti here. I usually avoid attending wedding ceremonies and parties but just not to hurt the feelings of the basti residents, I went along with my brother-in-law who was also invited.

The site was beautifully decorated and well arranged. It was a Muslim wedding. The food was just as good as the decorations and what really struck my attention was the absence of music which made it a unique wedding.
Usually, all weddings have loud music throughout the night and at times are disturbing too. I asked why there wasn’t any music playing and was told that it was the special request of the groom. Great!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Almost extinct Pangolin found in McCluskiegunj

Hi folks.
A Pangolin, also known as ant-eaters that have been around the Gunj in large numbers once and also an endangered species now has just been found and rescued here.
This animal was caught by men belonging to the Birhore tribe who were trying to get sale for the animal at a weekly market here. It i is 120 cm from head to tail and weighs around 30 kgs.
Pangolins were found in a large no. in the 40s and 50s.
The thana prabhari, Prakash Yadav had it sent to the zoo in ranchi.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

New Road of McCluskiegunj

The new road from Chama to Balumath is ready and awesome.

McCluskiegunj being in between benefits. 

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Kitty Memsaab

Those who have read about McCluskiegunj are sure to know this lady. She is the most famous person of the place. She is Kitty Teixeira, well known as Kitty Memsaab.

Kitty has recently acted in Konkona Sen Sharma's debut directorial film "A Death In The Gunj" as Mrs. Kearney, the bread woman which was shot in the Gunj last year featuring Late Om Puri, Tanuja, Ranvir Shorey, Vikrant Massey, Gulshan Devaiah, Kalki Koechlin, Tillotama Shome, Jim Sarbh etc.

This is the real Kitty at her home. She can be seen on the cover of the FICTION novel "MCCLUSKIEGANJ" too.