Saturday, June 30, 2012
Monday, June 25, 2012
Calcutta has always been a melting pot of various cultures & religions. The jews came to Calcutta some time around 1790. The first synagogue was built at the site where Maghen David stands now, in the year 1826. The Magen David Synagogue built in 1884 when Elias David Joseph Ezra was the Sheriff of Calcutta. The two side walls contains memorial plaques with the chequered marble floors, gleaming chandeliers, stained glass windows creating a stunning atmosphere. The alter of the Magen David Synagogue is crowned with a Apse studded with stars representing the heaven.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The headquarters of the Kolkata Police is located at Lalbazar Street. Its primary mission is to ensure the maintenance of order and public safety within the province. To achieve this purpose is carried out a constant activity for the prevention and suppression of crime. It shall also review various administrative functions, in particular with respect to the issuance of the passport and practices regarding immigrants.