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HERITAGE BUILDINGS OF CALCUTTA – The National Library

The National Library - Side View

The National Library, situated on the lush-green scenic Belvedere Estate, is the largest library in India by volume and is India's library of public record. The library is designated and authorized to collect, circulate, preserve and protect all the printed materials produced in India. Before independence, the building was the official residence of

HERITAGE BUILDINGS OF COLONIAL CALCUTTA – The Writers’ Building

Writer's Building, Kolkata

During the early days of Calcutta, the East India Company was badly in need of a spacious building for its writers (clerks) to carry out various administrative paperwork and storage spaces to keep their records safely. At this juncture, the idea of the Writers’ Building was conceived by Governor-General Warren Hastings. Finally, the

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