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Fort William and Calcutta Maidan: The British Heritage of Calcutta

Dalia Ray (Author) P T Nair (Foroward)

Contents: Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Fort William. 3. Maidan in the older times. 4. Monuments and statues in Maidan. 5. Sports activities and sports clubs in Maidan. 6. Roads and localities in the Maidan. 7. Happenings in the Maidan. 8. Other landmarks of Calcutta Maidan. 9. Laws relating to the Calcutta Maidan. 10. Conclusion. Bibliography. Index. 

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About the author

Dalia Ray

Dr. Dalia Ray, daughter of late Hon’ble Justice Bankim Chandra Ray retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India (1985-1991) and late Banalata Ray, is the chip of the old bloc. After taking her M.A. degree in Modern Indian History from the Jadavpur University, she took her Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Calcutta. She was a Junior Research Fellow of the University and took her Ph.D. from the Jadavpur University in Modern Indian History under the supervision of Prof. Amitabha Mukherjee., Her thesis was published under the title The Bengal Revolutionaries and Freedom Movement (1902-1919) from Delhi in 1990. After working as a First Class Judicial Magistrate and Munsiff in the West Bengal Judicial Service for 8 years. Dr. Ray returned to the Bar of the Calcutta High Court in 1998. She is a practicing lawyer and is doing well at the bar. Dr. Ray has published a number off papers in the academic and research Journals. Her papers on the Jews of Calcutta in the Proceedings of the Indian History Congress and the All India Oriental Conference etc. have been well received and appreciated. She is a frequent contributor to the daily Press of Calcutta. She has written a few papers in Bengali. Apart from social service, Dr. Ray is a gifted singer of light classical music and has released two cassettes off her songs in 1997 and in 2001.

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Bibliographic information

Title Fort William and Calcutta Maidan: The British Heritage of Calcutta
Format Hardcover
Date published: 30.12.2021
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Punthi Pustak
Language: English
isbn 9381209480, 9789381209486
length 520p.