The Armenians celebrate Christmas on the 6th of January instead of the 25th of December. The photo is of the Armenian Christmas celebration in the Armenian Church of the Holy Nazareth, Kolkata (Calcutta), India. The church is possibly the oldest in Kolkata.
Deoghar, a small town in Jharkhand, India, known mainly as a Hindu pilgrimage centre, for me has always been a place for great food and adventure. The Tapovan hills located 10 km. from the town is one such destination. There are various legends and myths associated with this place. One of them is that sage […]
Last week when Indrajit Das called me up and informed about the Christian cemetery near Maniktala on A.P.C. Road (Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road), for the first few minutes I tried hard to locate the place, only to realise I have never noticed anything even close to a cemetery in that area. It took lesser time […]
Wikipedia takes Kolkata is an annual event, where a group of like-minded people visit various landmarks of Kolkata, to click photos, which are used to enhance the Wikimedia repository. Wikipedia as we all know is the largest free online encyclopedia which depends entirely on voluntary activities. And the editors, to create and maintain the articles, […]