Dan Chu

The Tangra district of Calcutta, India, in the 1960s was a place of bare brutality, stuffed with fetid tanneries, trash dumps and unpaved roads. Few people from Tangra make it big, especially the ethnic Hakka Chinese, who settled there about 100 years ago.

Kolkata Celebrates Chinese New Year 2011

By: Ying Yang and Manjit singh photography By: Ying Yang and Manjit singh photography

Lion Dance @ Scarborough town centre Toronto

Kolkata Chinatown

Zhang Xing

Zhang Xing is a PhD candidate at Peking University, China, and Martin Luther University, Germany. Her research focuses on Bengali literature and culture as well as the Chinese community in Kolkata.

Tangra Poem Part II

And as the curtain draws for the final time.. I’m writing the last chapter of “Tangra’s time” Our people strike blows with each other… Forgetting that we are still brothers… A monument that is supposed to be our pride… Becomes a reason for Tangra’s last ride..

Inaugural Ceremony of MAKAM

Inaugural Ceremony of MAKAM by Dr. Rita Chowdhury.

Indian Overseas Chinese from Assam at Hong Kong with Rita Chowdhury

Thanks to Ranbir for sharing this information with us.

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