This blogpost is an entry to the Blogging contest, a part of the book launch of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, in association with Kolkata Bloggers.
So there we start out adventure:-)
“Khuje dite na parle aari….
Amar Harry Potter r bari”
(I’ll unfriend you if you can’t find me the house of Potter)
So,there we are,potter in kolkata… Harry Potter and the city of joy?:-D
I have listed a few events which could possibly happen if Potter was based on this city of joy:-)
Here we begin…
1. Mudbloods would be the SC and OBCs of Hogwarts.
2. Ron and Hermione would never be able to be together because of the caste system.
3.didi would’ve started his career as an eccentric professor called Mad Eye didii.
4. The Weasley family would be booked under
“Hum Do Humare Do.”
7. While not flying, students would use their brooms to help Professor Mad Eye didi with his Swachh Hogwarts Abhiyan .
8. Prosenjit chatterjee and the parambrata chatterjee would own different Quidditch teams.
9. King’s Cross Station would be sealdah.
10. And you wouldn’t have to run into the wall, you’d be pushed in by the crowd.
11. You’d have a coolie to carry your trunks and pets.
12. Actor deb would be a charms professor, reknown around the wizarding world for his ability to defy all the laws of physics effortlessly.
13. The Flying Ford Anglia would’ve been an Ambassador with a lal batti attached.
14.The Knight Bus would never be on time as you have,”dada phaka bus,uthun uthun” at every stoppage.
16. The Mirror of Erised would have “raj + priya 4ever” etched into it.
18. The Tri-Wizard Tournament would be replaced with a season of dance bangla dance.
20. Regardless of his real name, everyone would refer to Dobby as bhaiiii.
21. The Yule ball would be segregated. Boys and girls not allowed to touch.
22. The first dance would be a round of
“Paglu dance dance”
25. On kali puja, everyone would be able to buy Chinese-made fireworks that make the Dark Mark.
26. Dementors would be booked for kissing in public.
27.. Every politician would’ve spent at least one night on hunger strike in Azkaban.
28.Hedwig would be shooed away from important events because owls are bad omens.
29.. The Great Hall would have separate tables for veg, non-veg, and Jain food.
30. Moms would constantly send howlers ending with “ Tumi Hogwarts e giye kichui porashona koro na. “
31. Hogwarts would NEEEEED a threading and waxing salon for the ladies.
32. Harry’s disciplinary hearing would take ten years to get to court.
33. Baba Ramdev would claim that yoga can cure squibs.
34. Everything sold at Diagon Alley would be bargainable down to half its price.