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PALACES OF THE RICH &THE FAMOUS OF COLONIAL CALCUTTA – Ramdulal Niwas (house of Chhatu Babu & Latu Babu)

Ramdulal Niwas at Norh Calcutta

In the early 18th century Ramdulal Deb was one of the first Indians to make his riches under the British rule. He constructed his residential building “Ramdulal Niwas” at 67E, Beadon Street in North Calcutta, which is now a heritage venue. The brick-red building, situated near the present Beadon Street


Clive House, situated at 91 Rastraguru Avenue, Dum Dum, is probably one of the oldest residential buildings in Calcutta, as it was in existence even before 1756. As a dumb witness of the glorious past, a desolate plaque at the entrance of the dilapidated and distressed structure proclaims that Lord