KOLKATA DERBY: AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSIGHT TO THE MECCA OF INDIAN FOOTBALLJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 02)
Publication Date: 2020-02-18
Authors : Subhajit Sen;
Page : 1127-1129
Keywords : Derby Cultural Identity Rivalry Economy Emotions Modern Football;
The present article tries to explore the different dimensions of society which are associated with a game of football. This study shows the way through which the match carries the historical and cultural identity of the people of ?City of Joy? (Kolkata) as well as other parts of West Bengal. Besides, there are layers of emotions associated with this match which pushes almost 1 lakh crowd every year to support their team in the heart of the city. This study also tries to explain how various modes of economic practices sustain based on this match and how the nature of survival strategy of these two teams shaped in the era of modern football.
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