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Calcutta and its changing face

Calcutta’s street and suburb names still hold traces of its past when people practicing a specific trade stayed with others doing the same. Thus you would go to Kumortuli for the kumor or potters, Colootolla for the coloo or oil … Continue reading

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The Sale of a House

My father, my mother and I – the family that lived in the houses that I lived in, in Africa and in India, at least till 1975 or 1976, when my cousin came to live with us. We fitted together, … Continue reading

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