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Street Names
Places  /  Published 06.07.22

Kolkata’s khansamas — the journey from nawabi kitchens to street signs

Kolkata has never been conservative in appreciating the skills and mastery of people and artisans irrespective of their professions. Like the ‘khansama lanes’, there are quite a few lanes ...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya


Places  /  Published 29.11.21

What’s in a (street) name? We tell you

Beadon Street in north Kolkata is named after Sir Cecil Beadon, the lieutenant-governor of Bengal Presidency from 1862 to 1866. Beadon had set up the Calcutta High Court, merging various legal entitie...
By Bedbyas Datta


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