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Q1 In 1944, an Englishman was appointed as an executive officer, over and above the chairman of Howrah Municipality by a special government order. Who was the chairman at that time?

Q2 An oil painting of a national leader was hung in Howrah Town Hall in 1950 celebrating Republic Day of India. Whose painting was it?

Q3 On June 27, 1909, a national leader addressed a gathering at the Howrah Town Hall on the subject ‘The Right of Association’. Who was he?

Q4 A well-known Sanskrit scholar of Howrah was referred to in the preface to the English translation of Kalidasa’s Abhigyan Sakuntalam by Sir William Jones. Who was he?

Q5 This attorney from Andul was a friend of Jyotirindranath Tagore. He inspired Rabindranath to write in his childhood. Who was he?

Answers to this week’s questions

A1. Saila Kumar Mukherjee

A2. Mahatma Gandhi

A3. Aurobindo Ghosh

A4. Ram Lochan Kabibhushan

CONGRATULATIONS!

The correct answer to Q5 of February 8 quiz was

Nawab Murshid Quli Khan

The following people sent the correct answer

  • Poltoo Bhattacharya, Ramrajatala
  • Amiya Kumar Gupta, Salkia
  • Sibaram Chakraborty, Salkia
  • Nandini Gupta, Salkia
  • Sankhanad Nag, Shibpur
  • Mira Nag, Shibpur
  • Aniket Banerjee, Shibpur
  • Arunopal Banerjee, Shibpur
  • Rupa Banerjee, Shibpur