Christian Cemeteries in Kolkata


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 researching for this blog I was taken aback by the total gamut of history that is lying buried. In this blog I have listed out the Christian Cemeteries in Kolkata and for some of them I have added a brief history along with the list of illustrious important personalities each of these cemeteries are housing.

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A Kolkata All Souls Day


A Kolkata All Souls Day

As the winters starts to show up in the city with slight morning chill and a pleasant evening it signals the countdown to Christmas but before that we usually celebrate two more days, those are All Souls Day and Harvest Festival. In the west that is in North America and in Canada it’s celebrated as Halloween which happens to fall on 31st of October but in Europe All Saints Day and All souls day are celebrated.

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