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Synonyms for Calcutta

the largest city in India and one of the largest cities in the world

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22) As a Calcuttan, Bagchi was molded by the Marxist ideology having a fertile ground in an age of anger, political frustration and economic stagnation.
There are plenty of specials to choose from including chicken or lamb chasni tikka, a Calcuttan dish of meat garnished with almonds, yoghurt and mango chutney (pounds 6.
But at night she cried, thinking of the gulf between her own little boy's upbringing and that of the Calcuttan children condemned to a life of misery.
In her Nobel acceptance speech in 1979, Mother Teresa claimed to have saved 36,000 poor people from the Calcuttan streets, but Dr Chatterjee reckons the real figure is between 500 and 700.
The book is also short on explorations of how economic interests may have affected the ways in which Calcuttans came to see sanitary citizenship.