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Quintessentially Bengali –The Gooptu house,Calcutta | Something Special

I knew Bengalis moved to all the places in India the British developed- becoming lawyers, doctors and teachers. My own paternal great grandfather studied medicine and moved to Allahabad to join gov…

Calcutta - The 'City of Joy' that Millions Love

Calcutta, now known as Kolkata is the capital of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal and is located on the bank of River Hooghly. The city was initially developed by British East India Company and later became the capital of British Empire till 1911, when the capital was relocated to Delhi. The city grew rapidly in the 19th century to become the second city of the British Indian Empire. It still maintains that heritage.

Pathuriaghata Ghosh mansion,Calcutta

Our house is under heavy repair. Our small garden with a pond in the middle is strewn with tall bamboo poles, heaps of sand and crushed brick. Everything looks pretty moth-eaten and, well, broken d…

0000171692-002 | 19 Oct 1979, Calcutta, India --- Mother Ter… | Flickr

19 Oct 1979, Calcutta, India --- Mother Teresa with children from the orphanage she operates in Calcutta. Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Boyaxihu) the Roman Catholic, Albanian nun revered as India's "Saint of the Slums," was awarded the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. --- Image by © Kapoor Baldev/Sygma/CORBIS

Despite Kolkata (aka Calcutta) was once the capital city of India, the thought of visiting Kolkata always intimidated me.  From...

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