An Anthology of Experiences from the Global Pandemic of 2020-21
The year 2020 was not easy for anyone across the world. ‘Locked In But Not Down’ captures real-life experiences of how people tried to tide over a worldwide crisis that came in the form of COVID-19. The realisation that life is so precious and to value emotions, to control emotions, to wade through emotional turmoil, much more than the material gain, is a sustainable lesson learned by the generation of the 21st century.
Samita Chakraborty is a phenomenal teacher with a career spanning over 27 years, spent shaping the future of hundreds of young minds. Born and brought up in the timeless city of Kolkata, she now resides and teaches in Muscat, Oman. Since childhood, Samita was drawn to literature, thanks to her maternal grandfather Prabodh Kumar Sanyal, who was a noted Bengali litterateur. She was always fascinated and influenced by the bravery of her paternal grandfather, Dr. Birendranath Bhattcharyya, who was a true freedom fighter.