Trade in ancient and medieval Bengal (The Financial Express (Bangladesh))

Banijye Basati Laxmi (business brings fortune) is an adage coined in the unknown ancient times. Many other adages on a myriad variety of subjects are heard in rural Bengal as proverbial sayings of a lady “Khana”. These came to be known as “Khana’s Bochan”. Our older generations relied upon these proverbial sayings in most spheres of…