Decoding The Typical Bengali Woman- Bangali Nari

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Any city in the world, instead of its fancy landmarks or iconic achievements, is better-represented by the various types of people that live there. Kolkata may be famous for its share of historical monuments or fancy cuisines but at the end of the day, it is we the people that make the city. And a huge part of ‘we the people’ is the typical Bengali woman or better termed as ‘The Bangali Nari’. The didis, kaki maas and the mamonis- the wow women who complete our lives.

So, here we decode the different types of the typical Bengali woman or the Bangali Nari that you will come across in Kolkata.

Chompa Di

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The partner of Nitai Da, she is everyone’s ‘di’

Pishi/Kaki

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The feared woman in the baari, she is the spinster who points out mistakes of everyone around

Didi

3If her bus stop doesn’t explain it all, you are not Bengali

Mamoni

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Not only Bengali,the new generation girls of Bengal who are conscious enough to ditch roshogllas, themselves being the mishti

Dida

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She still loves Vivekananda as much as Bangalis love maach.

Boudi

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The modern dada’r bou, she is the epitome of bangali fashiona nd gossip

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