The sudden cry of "ha re re re re" tears apart the silence. A chill runs down the spine…the dacoits have attacked! Once the terror of Bengal, these dacoits have now become legendary. The tales of the dacoits of Bengal have travelled far and wide…but not without reason. The dacoits were the strongest, smartest and bravest men in society who looted from the rich only to distribute it among the needy. Raghu, Bishe, Rana and Bede were some of the most notorious dacoits of all times! The adrenaline rush for the loots, the venture for attacks, and their devotion to Kali…the dacoits of Bengal were some of the most enigmatic personalities of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries…READ MORE
Raghu, for whose capture the Government had offered a handsome reward. But like Robin Hood of old, Raghu Dacoit had caught popular fancy by his generosity to the poor.MORE
When his one true love, Kamla, who loved him with all her heart, was denied to him, Bishe Dakat was born. Leader of a group of expert Lathiyals, his skills and leadership won him fame.MORE
Ranaghat- it is said to be named after Rana Dakat (Dacoit), and it is one record, that dacoits swarmed the place around 1809.MORE
Once upon a time, Bengal's dreaded bandits used to announce their arrival with the blood-curdling "Ha re re re" cry that had an immobilizing effect on the victims.