A true love story
You may fall from your chair to read it in 2015 but the fact remains that in 1960 Bengal was the most industrially advanced state of India.It’s industrial output was much higher than Gujarat,Karnataka,Hariyana & Tamilnadu. Except Maharashtra there was no state which was close to Bengal to compete as most preferred industrial location in India. Calcutta was home of maximum number of MNCs doing business in India & there was hardly any world famous airlines that has no stop over at it’s airport in Dumdum. Almost all financial institutions & big banks had their head office in Calcutta except few like HSBC. India’s only automobile & only record factory were also in Bengal & needless to say tea, small engineering & jute industries were at it’s zenith.
Calcutta based newspapers like The Statesman…
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