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

Grace Ling Liang English School

Silver Spring in Dhapa

Dhapa Amusement Park

What is an eyesore today, will be a tourist draw tomorrow. Come 2008, an amusement park will open doors at Dhapa.

Kolkata China Para

THERE’S NOTHING quite like a wintry Sunday morning in Kolkata’s bustling Chinatown, where, amidst the aroma of soya sauce and sesame oil, India’s magical diversity reaffirms itself. Sun Yat Sen Street, named after the “father of modern China” is where it all happens, where you best get the feel of a “china-para”.

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