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By Pranab Kumar Parua

From time immemorial the Bengal Delta were a massive maritime des- country for investors from all components of the area. the particular situation of the port of name different now and then in response to the common hydrographic adjustments. From the early a long time of the second one millennium advert, investors from the ecu con- nent additionally joined the investors from the Arab international locations, who have been the Forerunners in maritime buying and selling with India. bold investors and fortune seekers from Denmark, Holland, Belgium and England arrived at diversified ports of name alongside the Hooghly river. The river have been, meanwhile, wasting its pre-eminence because the major outlet channel of the sacred Ganga into the Bay of Bengal, because of a shift of ?ow in the direction of east close to Rajmahal into the Padma, which were goodbye, carried very small a part of the massive quantity of ?ow. On a cloudy afternoon on August 24, 1690 the British seafarer task Charnock rested his oars at Kolkata and began a brand new bankruptcy within the lifetime of a sleepy village, bordering the Sunderbans which was once ‘a tangled area of estuaries, rivers and water classes, enclosing an unlimited variety of islands of assorted styles and sizes. ’ and infested with a wide number of wild animals. within the language of the British Nobel Laureate (1907) Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936). ???? ???? therefore the noon halt of Charnock grew a city.

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