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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Much before the thought of women’s empowerment ever came to the mind of mankind a young girl took the lead through literature and this is not in the twenty-first century but way back in the 19th century. This little girl who most of us have never heard of nor has most ever read any of her works is none other than Toru Dutt. In her short-lived life she achieved what most writers and poets ever dream off, going beyond her native language that is Bengali she managed to achieve this feat in English and in French.
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