Calcutta of yore

Print edition : August 09, 2013

Kaliprasanna Sinha.

During the Charak festival in Murshidabad, West Bengal, in March. The first chapter in the book is called "Going Round in Circles" and is based on the Charak festival as it was celebrated in 19th century Calcutta. Photo: PTI

Hootum Pyachar Naksha presents a realistic picture of 19th century Calcutta and weaves in thinly disguised references to real-life personalities of the times.
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