Events Gallery - Archives- Inauguration of "Calcutta Gallery"

Calcutta Gallery at the Bengal Chamber Inaugurated - 14th September 2016
and Book Launch - "Extraordinary Personalities From Bengal: A Tribute By The Bengal Chamber".


"The Calcutta Gallery" dedicated to our Eternal City is a pictorial journey down the hallowed pathways of the industrial and business history of Kolkata. The transformation of three villages by the Hooghly into a colossal metropolis is fascinating or inspiring and magical. The Gallery is the first of its kind which portrays 325 years' glorious history of Calcutta through a rare collection of photographs of the iconic City. The Gallery is housed at the Chamber premises.

On the occasion of The Bengal Chamber's AGM on 14th September 2016, "The Calcutta Gallery" was inaugurated by Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon'ble Minister-in-Charge, Commerce & Industries, Finance & Excise, Industrial Reconstruction & Public Enterprises, Govt. of West Bengal.

"Extraordinary Personalities From Bengal: A Tribute By The Bengal Chamber" On the occasion of the AGM on 14th September 2016, the Chamber launched a special book "Extraordinary Personalities From Bengal: A Tribute By The Bengal Chamber", a publication on twelve national Heroes from Bengal who formed the nuclei of the 'Bengal Renaissance' - the Reformers, all of whom lived and strived in British India in an era of unprecedented challenges, but strode the centrestage like a true colossus. The book features on lives and contributions of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Rabindranath Tagore, Prafulla Chandra Ray, Swami Vivekananda, Chittaranjan Das, Meghnad Saha, Satyendra Nath Bose, Subhas Chandra Bose and Kazi Nazrul Islam.

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