Janes Walk Kolkata


Janes Walk Kolkata

The day started real early, even though it was a Sunday the work at home was no less. It started with a heritage walk at around 7.30 in the morning followed by other engagements and finally it came to Janeโ€™s Walk. By now I was really tired but I somehow convinced myself to push on for the day as I knew it would be something really different.

The walk on this evening the 8th of May 2016 was in memory of Jane Jacobs. Before we go any further itโ€™s important to get some details about her and why was this walk dedicated to her. Jane Jacobs (1916 โ€“ 2006) was a very famous Canadian / American journalist but apart from this, she was an activist. Throughout her life, she fought for the life of a neighbourhood. She believed in the essence of every neighbourhood and its own uniqueness that it holds on its own along with its people.

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