Netaji Bhawan, 38/2, Elgin Road, (Now Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani), Kolkata-700020

It’s  23rd January 2017. Today, I have office. My office is in Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata. During my lunch hour, I suddenly made a plan to visit Netaji Bhawan and thanks to the geography that after Sarat Bose Road is the Elgin Road. It’s only a 10 minutes journey from here to 38/2 Lala Lajpat … More Netaji Bhawan, 38/2, Elgin Road, (Now Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani), Kolkata-700020

Metcalfe Hall

Metcalfe Hall has the Greek order architecture and this building acted as the library from 1903, but before it was the hall of conferences during the time of Reformation of Bengal in society. Having close similarity with the ancient buildings of Greece, Metcalfe hall is named after Lord Metcalfe who initiated for the freedom of press in colonial India. … More Metcalfe Hall

Temples around Chetla- Village with a Belief in a City

In the winter morning, if you walk through Tollyganj Lane the fog and mist will not invite you, but you can see the local vendor selling fruits, woman washing the clothes at the filthy Adi Ganga Lane, the hizzy bizzy of market place and what will be most amazing the morning prayers at the 200 … More Temples around Chetla- Village with a Belief in a City

Victoria Memorial

A walk in the garden of Victoria Memorial brings the spring me, while a visit inside the museum is a presentation of long history of India. This H Shaped memorial was built in between 1906 and 1921 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s 25-year reign in India. After the Great Revolt of 1857, the British Government in … More Victoria Memorial

Jorasanko Thakurbari

The name ‘Jorashanko’ came into being from the fact that it was named after the twin temples of Lord Shiva located near the Red Home of Modern Reformation. Jorasanko Thakurbari or the Palace of Tagore is one of the architectural splendour in Central Kolkata. This zamindar abode came into the focus during Bengali Renaissance. It … More Jorasanko Thakurbari