It was time for some fun and food, the Irish way, as the consulate of Ireland celebrated St. Patrick’s Day — a day named after St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland — at The Oberoi Grand. With hints of green and shamrock and Irish sips and bites, it was time to let the hair down and soak in the festive vibe. Only t2 was there.
Mayank Jalan spoke about Calcutta’s Irish connection. “Calcutta is one of those cities that has a reasonable number of people who are Irish descendants. This evening is about understanding the heritage of the country, but more importantly, it’s about fun,” said Mayank, who played host with wife Parvana.