Kolkata Chapter West Bengal

Kolkata

Mysterious, respectful, enterprising, enthusiastic, and amazing food. These are some of the words which are seldom linked to Kolkata.

Kolkata is India’s second largest city and the capital of West Bengal.The city is centred on the east bank of the Hooghly River, once the main channel of the Ganges (Ganga) River, about 96 miles (154 km) upstream from the head of the Bay of Bengal; there the port city developed as a point of transshipment from water to land and from river to sea. A city of commerce, transport, and manufacture, Kolkata is the dominant urban centre of eastern India.

Many great personalities of India are born and brought up in Kolkata. It is a hub of culture. It is a place where talents are given due respect.