Calcutta

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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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Marcuse and van Kempern (2000) argue that cities like Calcutta and Rio are layered cities with "potentially polarizing significance of residential, workplace, and commercial layers." (21) A journalist, Sanjoy Chakrabarty, adds to suggest that "the bourgeois planning" has worked for the benefit of "the upper classes." (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 6.95), nihari where meat is marinated in mustard and cinnamon sauce (pounds 7.95) and marricha, a spicy dish where chicken or lamb is cooked with fresh coriander, green chillies and chilli pickle (pounds 6.95).
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.
For Anglo-Indian and Chinese Calcuttans resident in Canada, Calcutta is a site of identity and belonging apart from India (Blunt and Bonnerjee, 2013).