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The Benevolent Zamindars of Uttarpara: Champions of Public Good

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

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…