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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 for Download

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 has come into force with its publication by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice in the gazette on 28 December, 2016. You may download a copy of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 here in pdf format. We are […]

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Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh

Mano Majra is a small village in the Punjab border. Sikhs and Muslims for whom the deputy Magistrate and government are synonymous live here like brothers without bothering in the least for freedom and partition. A dacoity and murder in the village starts building up tension in the atmosphere. Several […]

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Free Audio Book: Padmanadir Majhi by Manik Bandyopadhyay

We are glad to present a new audio book to our listeners, Padmanadir Majhi, the landmark novel in Bengali literature, by Manik Bandyopadhyay (May 19, 1908 – December 3, 1956). Kuber, the hero of the novel, goes out fishing in the wild and restless river Padma. But he can scarcely […]

Neruda's Oda las Cosas released in Bengali Braille

Neruda’s Poems in the Hands of Bengali Visually Impaired Readers

The Embassy of Chile in India, Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi and Blind Persons’ Association jointly printed in Braille “Jinispatrer Prati”, a Bengali translation (by Shri Aparajit Chattopadhyay) of Pablo Neruda’s selected poems. The objective of the project is to give an opportunity to the visually impaired readers of South […]

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Raise in Prices of BPA’s Braille Books, 10-Rupee Token Price for Students Continues

Recent rise in the cost of map litho paper has forced us to raise the catalogue price of our Braille books by 60%. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Even this catalogue price does not fully cover the cost of paper. However, in spite of paucity of funds, we shall […]

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Neruda’s Poems in Bengali Braille

The Embassy of Chile in India, Instituto Cervantes in New Delhi and Blind Persons’ Association of Kolkata are going to present “Ode to Things”, containing selected poems of the Chilean Nobel Prize Laureate Pablo Neruda), translated into Bangla by Shri Aparajit Chattopadhyay and printed for the first time in South […]

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Janbar Katha I Edited by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya

We are delighted to record for students and young friends an extremely informative book, Janbar Katha (I) by Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (19 November, 1918 – 8 May, 1993). Shri Chattopadhyaya, a renowned teacher and philosopher, started the Janbar Katha series with some of his friends to present the history of the […]

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BPA’s Podcasts Volume V by Various Authors

We started our Podcast site at http://bpaindia.podbean.com in October 2011. So every October we bring out a CD of the stories Podcast during the previous twelve months. We include only new stories in these collections. Stories that have appeared in other anthologies are not included in this compilation. These stories […]

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CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night by James L Roberts

After CliffsNotes on Macbeth, we are proud to release in Braille CliffsNotes on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night By James L Roberts. Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is studied in most colleges in India and the sub-continent. Consisting of scenewise summary and commentary and character analysis, this is a comprehensive guide to students of […]

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Fifth Braille Poetry Festival of the Blind Poets

Sparshanandan Drishtihinder Braille Patrika (SDBP), a Braille magazine published since 1992 by Shri Satyajith Mandal is going to organize the first phase of the fifth Sparshanandan Braille Poetry Festival of the Blind Poets on 20thand 21st January, 2017 in the Poetry Village (Rabindra Sadan – Nandan campus) in Paschimbanga Bangla […]