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Famous things in Chandernagore

18 January 2013

Chandernagore is famous for its sweets. Suryakumar Modak, a famous confectioner, apparently invented a new sweet named Jolbhora Sandesh once upon a time. Nowadays, his grandsons operate more than one sweet shops in the city. Don’t forget to have a taste of jolbhora. Apart from this, the other sweets and deserts are also very tasty […]

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Places in Chandernagore

18 January 2013

Chandernagore is famous for its Jagatdhatri Puja. It takes place just one month after the Durga Puja, usually in the month of November. The pandals, street lightings, idols – everything will make you spellbound. Millions of people from different parts of the country come here during that period. If you are crowd averse, then its […]

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History of Chandernagore

History of Chandernagore

18 January 2013

Unlike the rest of India which had been a British colony for two hundred years, Chandernagore was ruled by France. So she had an interesting history and Identity which had fascinated the historians throughout the world. The French came to Chandernagore as also Bengal for the first time in 1673. In that year (1673-74) Duplessis, […]

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Information

18 January 2013

Chandernagore was formerly a French colony and is situated about 30km north of the centre of Calcutta straddling the Hugli River. Modern name: Chandannagar, Variants: Chandernagore/Chandernagar/Chandernagor Chandernagore (Chandannagar, Chandernagar, Chandernagor, Chandernagore) is a small city located 30 kilometers north of Kolkata, in West Bengal, India. Situated along the banks of river Ganga, the city has […]

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Chandernagore Government College

18 January 2013

Chandernagore Government College, is a government college in Chandannagar. It is one of the oldest college in Hooghly district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan. Departments Science Chemistry Physics Mathematics Botany Zoology Computer Science Arts and Commerce Bengali English Sanskrit History Geography Political Science Philosophy […]

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