Maidan: A People’s Park

Fondly termed as the 'lungs of Calcutta' Maidan, standing on no less than 1283 acres of vast open space, can lay claim…

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Simlapara: Chequered Past

Simla or Shimulia was an ancient village, primarily inhabited by weavers and widely acclaimed for its fine cotton dhotis. It is one…
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Lal Dighi: Reflections of the Raj

Lal Dighi was once an old tank within the premises of zemindar's old cutcherry belonging to Sabarna Roy Choudhury family. The pool…

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Calcutta Unfurled India’s First Flag

Not many of us are aware that the very first unofficial flag of India was hoisted at Calcutta. At the height of…

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