A French Crematorium for the Christians and Brahmos of Calcutta


Christians bury their dead usually but some do cremate also, this is becoming a very common occurrence in the west where the Christian population is high and the burial grounds are limited. The bodies are cremated in a crematorium and the ashes are collected in an urn which is in turn buried in a small … Continue reading A French Crematorium for the Christians and Brahmos of Calcutta

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Christian Cemeteries in Kolkata


Once being the capital of British India and also being the nerve centre of East India Company Kolkata has seen European migration for a really long time. Here you will find the cemeteries of the English, French, Armenians, Greeks and Dutch. I have only visited few cemeteries before writing this post thus when I started … Continue reading Christian Cemeteries in Kolkata