So where was Thomas Fanshawe Middleton the first Bishop of Calcutta buried? This question had always intrigued me for long, as there were no official document to backup. Many books, gazettes, and repots have mentioned him being buried at the altar of St. Jonh’s Church and the marble plaque at the altar of the church … Continue reading Thomas Fanshawe Middleton Last Resting Place
Kolkata or rather I should say Calcutta since this blog is basically on a subject which is more Calcutta than Kolkata. As a tourist, if you are coming to this city then the chances of visiting this church is very high since this would form a part of the European Heritage of the city. Since … Continue reading St. John’s Church Kolkata – A Complete Guide
Like me, if you would have known that the first battle of Indian independence was fought in the year 1857 then technically you are mistaken as the first battle against the European rule actually happened in the year 1806 near 50 years before the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The plot was just like a Bollywood … Continue reading Vellore Fort – The First Battle of Indian Independence
Self-possessions are always undermined and other’s possessions seem better, this proverb best suits our thoughts when it comes to heritage in our own city of Kolkata. The name might have changed from Calcutta to Kolkata but it’s the heritage that speaks volumes. I have been doing heritage photography and blogging for some time now but … Continue reading Kolkata Dalhousie Heritage Walk
In Kolkata this year the Remembrance Sunday commemoration was observed at St. John’s Church. This church in itself is a history to the British in India and is a landmark in itself in this city. This was the first time I was attending a service at this church and that too for Remembrance Sunday made this a very special moment for me.