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Ukil Bari – The Chattopadhyay Clan

Ukil Bari – The Chattopadhyay Clan

Ukilbari (a Bengali word, meaning Lawyers’ House) was established about 175 years ago by Sri Manmathanath Chatterjee at erstwhile Mondal Street (now Netaji Subhash Road). Manmathanath was a lawyer and became subjudge in Dacca (now in Bangladesh). However, this house…

Pathshla Bari – The Chattopadhyay Clan

Pathshla Bari – The Chattopadhyay Clan

Pathsala Bari (a Bengali word meaning primary school building) is residence of another Chatterjee clan and a familiar landmark in Uttarpara. Babu Rajnarayan Chatterjee migrated from Mahesh (near Serampore) to Uttarpara around mid Nineteenth century through matrimonial alliance with Roy…