Middleton Street: Bustling with life

History The nomenclature of Middleton Street, running from Chowringhee Road and ending on Camac Street, has left historians and chroniclers of Kolkata puzzled. The city's bare footed historian, P T Nair claimed that


Elliot Road: Reminiscent of a Colonial Man

Calcutta's early history is intimately related to the British East India Company and those who served here. Hence it is a matter of little surprise that many of the thoroughfares, connecting streets and lanes were named


Harish Mukherjee Road: Remembering a Scribe

Harish Mukherjee Road stretches from Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road (formerly Lower Circular Road) in the north to Hazra Road in the south. The original name of Harish Mukherjee Road (the stretch between AJC Bose Roa


Red Road: The Road Royale

1943: The participation of Japan in the Second World War and its advancement into South East Asia had created an atmosphere of fear and threat in Calcutta. The Japanese Air Force had repeatedly bombed the city spreading


Chowringhee Road

The famous author David William Martin once remarked, “Nostalgic Londoners like to regard Piccadilly as the centre of the universe”. We Kolkatans are undoubtedly much more reserved in our acclaim, although the zest a

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