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Underwater Metro ride, preps for Holi and more news from Kolkata in pictures

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata

By My Kolkata Web Desk | Published 15.03.24, 08:03 PM
1/6 The East-West underwater Metro from Esplanade to Howrah Maidan was opened to the public on Friday. A large number of people including celebrities hopped onto to experience the journey under the riverbed

The East-West underwater Metro from Esplanade to Howrah Maidan was opened to the public on Friday. A large number of people including celebrities hopped onto to experience the journey under the riverbed

Ashim Paul, Suvendu Das and Soumyajit Dey
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2/6 One week to Holi, shops in the markets around Kolkata is stocking up on ‘pichkaris’, colours and other essentials to celebrate the festival of colours

One week to Holi, shops in the markets around Kolkata is stocking up on ‘pichkaris’, colours and other essentials to celebrate the festival of colours

Ashim Paul
3/6 Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team is in Kolkata. KKR will meet Sunrisers Hyderabad on March 23 for their first match

Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team is in Kolkata. KKR will meet Sunrisers Hyderabad on March 23 for their first match

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4/6 The Metro route (orange line) between Kavi Subhas (New Garia) to Hemanta Mukhopadhyay (Ruby area) started operations from Friday

The Metro route (orange line) between Kavi Subhas (New Garia) to Hemanta Mukhopadhyay (Ruby area) started operations from Friday

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5/6 The Department of Posts organised an exclusive philatelic and postal exhibition on a moving tram to celebrate 250 years of GPO. The tram was flagged off at the Esplanade depot  by  Niraj Kumar, chief postmaster General West Bengal Circle along with chief guest Padmashri Bombayla Devi Laishram, eminent archer

The Department of Posts organised an exclusive philatelic and postal exhibition on a moving tram to celebrate 250 years of GPO. The tram was flagged off at the Esplanade depot by Niraj Kumar, chief postmaster General West Bengal Circle along with chief guest Padmashri Bombayla Devi Laishram, eminent archer

Suvendu Das
6/6 Gyan Deepak Foundation, an NGO dedicated to educational empowerment, held a guided exploration of Kolkata's historical landmarks with its 51 students. The students visited Kumartuli, Baghbazaar Maayer Ghat, Girish Bhawan and more

Gyan Deepak Foundation, an NGO dedicated to educational empowerment, held a guided exploration of Kolkata's historical landmarks with its 51 students. The students visited Kumartuli, Baghbazaar Maayer Ghat, Girish Bhawan and more

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