Victoria Memorial Hall

Dhapa School Project

Kolkata’s Chinatown hopes to ring in change

The customs associated with the Chinese New Year like painting the windows of the house red and distributing red envelopes are linked to ushering in good fortune and prosperity and chasing away bad luck. And as Kolkata’s Chinatown gets ready to welcome the Year of the Rat, its denizens are hoping that it will chase […]

Climate in Tangra

Some of the Climatic Information in Tangra. Temperature: Summer : 24 degree Celsius to 40 degree Celsius Winter : 7 degree Celsius to 26 degree Celsius Average temperature in March ranges from 28 degree Celsius to 32 degree Celsius. Monsoon: June-September Rainfall: 175 Cms (yearly average)

Overseas Chinese Commerce of India Newspaper

6 New Tangra Road In a corner of Tangra is published the Overseas Chinese Commerce of India. A small Chinese newspaper for the dwindling community in Calcutta. Chief Feature Writer Archana Masih and Photographer Jewella C Miranda visited its office in Tangra recently.

Grace Ling Liang Church

Bantala – Kolkata Leather Complex

Until a decade ago, Kim Li Loi, Canton and Hot Wok, restaurants in the Chinatown locality of eastern Kolkata’s Tangra district, collectively served as a tannery among scores of others run by Chinese immigrants. But a December 19, 1996, Supreme Court order directed these and other inner city tanners from Tiljala, Topsia and Pagla Danga […]

Snake Charmer in Tangra ChinaTown

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