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Book on transformation of Calcutta to Kolkata released

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A book on the transformation of to from the British era to the modern times was formally released by Keshari Nath here at the

The book, 'Then, Now', has been penned by authors Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, along with photo editors and

The part 'Then' has rare photographs on the making of the Howrah Bridge, images of Victoria Memorial, while "Now" lists modern day life in the metropolis.

"The authors have done a commendable job of documenting the rich heritage of Kolkata. They say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and in keeping with this adage, Roli Books has especially unearthed rare photographs, priceless images of the era gone by with the city of the present day," had said during the launch.

The book was released by on Wednesday in the presence of former Nagaland at a function attended by the authors and photo editors.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 18:00 IST