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The Ghats of Kolkata- Unheard Stories!

The term ‘Ghat’ is mostly used in certain parts of South Asia refers to a series of steps leading one down to a water body, which is usually a holy river.  In regions where Bengali is spoken ‘ghat’ means a set of stairs as which can lead to something as small as a pond or […]

The Armenian Ghat: A Few Thoughts On The Place

The Kolkata ghats have never ceased to fascinate me – whenever I have visited them I have marveled at the romance and mystery associated with them. One such ghat that has been oft frequented by me is the Armenian Ghat. This is a ghat which has stood the test of time – with its glorious […]