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

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Is Calcutta Still Indias City

Asok Mitra Can Calcutta still lay a claim on being India's city above all others? Do Indians all over the sub-continent still regard Calcutta as a colossus to be seriously reckoned with for its wealth-generating capacity and as leader and innovator in science and technology or pre-eminence in cultural activities and creativity in general? Do the other great cities of India still took up to Calcutta for new leads or fresh light on complex urban problems of health and growth?

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