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Hooghly—A mix of Europe in Bengal
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Hooghly—A mix of Europe in Bengal

  Hooghly or Hugli is a district in West Bengal,India.It is very well known both in Bangladesh and India. Distance from Kolkata:45  KM Time:About 30–50minutes by train. Where to stay:Bandel or Chandanagar(if you have to stay in any case). Advice:Hotels fare around 1000 Rs or more,just stay in Kolkata.Come back next day unless you want […]

Chandanagar –The city of the French in Bengal
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Chandanagar –The city of the French in Bengal

Chandanagore Chandannagar is a beautiful town located(once French ruled) in Hooghly,West Bengal,India and is the a scene to battles as well scenic beauty.This is rather interesting since I have been there in my childhood,passing through by train.The only thing what I knew about the place was that in British times locals committing crimes escaped to […]

Calcutta or Kolkata :
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Calcutta or Kolkata :

Brief Intro and History: Calcutta or Kolkata was founded by the British as the capital of British India in 1757 .There is much history surrounding Kolkata and defeat of Nawab Siraj ud Dowla.But that is topic for another Post. It was formed by the combination of three villages: Kalikata Sutanati and Gobindapur After 1757 these […]

Itachuna
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Itachuna

ltachuna is a name of a place that I heard of ever since I was a kid.Well I have been there several times since my mother’s mamas(maternal uncles) live there.My mother grew up in the golden 50’s in West Bengal,India.She was born in a year when India got its independence from the British Raj. Her […]

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