Daily Archives: April 29, 2014

Waning Para Culture of Kolkata (Calcutta),India

The city has a distinct Para, adda, and “club” culture. Paras in Kolkata signify a neighbourhood with a strong sense of community, and are usually sharply defined on the basis of loyalties (like which households contribute economically to which public … Continue reading

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