Amit K

Amit K

Born and brought up in Uttarpara, Amit presently is a probasi - lives far away. However, his umbilical chord with Uttarpara has never snapped. He may not physically live in Uttarpara - but emotionally Uttarpara lives within him. This blog dedicates itself to citizens of Uttarpara - their lives, their aspirations, their hopes, their culture. Invite all to please come forward and take part in building this blog - make it as nearer to Uttarpara as possible.

The Benevolent Zamindars of Uttarpara: Champions of Public Good

Uttarpara, nestled amidst the vibrant tapestry of West Bengal, boasts a rich history deeply intertwined with the generosity of its zamindars (landlords). These weren’t your typical landlords; they were visionaries who understood the importance of public well-being and actively invested…

Uttarpara Municipality

The year 1851, regime of East India Company – cholera epidemic broke out in Uttarpara and its surrounding areas. The then Zamindar, Babu Joykrishna Mukherjee and other residents of Uttarpara tried hard to tackle the disease. The epidemic subsided but…

History Of Uttarpara

The Year 1704 AD – a Zaminder of famous Sabarnya Chowdhury clan, Shri Ratenswar Roychowdhury left his ancestral village near Barrackpur of 24 pargans district for a new residence on the banks of river Hooghly – Ootarpara. In those days,…