The Oberoi Grand Hotel in Calcutta in a photo from circa 1905.

Kolkata: more colonial heritage in one city than whole of US, yet its architectural wealth is under constant threat

When India gained independence, it decided to retain and protect thousands of Kolkata’s colonial buildings, keeping some, such as the Bengal Club, as they were, and repurposing others. Now the only real threat is from developers

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The Oberoi Grand Hotel in Calcutta in a photo from circa 1905.
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