ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Calcutta Presidency Jail-A First-Hand Report

Calcutta Presidency Jail A First-Hand Report THIS report has been prepared on the basis of the experience of about 25 prisoners recently imprisoned in the Cal cutta Presidency Jail, supposed to bo one of the very best jails in India, As you enter Presidency Jail through the massive iron gate, you will find, on getting past the office rooms, a carefully tended, neatly laid-out flower garden bordered with croton and casuarina, with a square pool of clear water nestling by its side and a green-carpeted playground on the farther bank of the pool. This is the 'front view' of Presidency Jail

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