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Hakka Chinese living in Kolkata

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Kolkata Chinese Culture

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Chinese Restaurant in Kolkata

Food from Tangra is a distinct variety of traditional Hakka Chinese cuisine adapted to Indian ingredients and the Bengali palate. This has spread to the rest of India, along with the recipes earlier unique to Tangra. Tangra is now the … Continue reading

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Kolkata Chinese School

Pei May Chinese School in Kolkata is striving hard to keep alive the tradition of a close-knit Chinese community. Tangra region, popularly called `Chinatown` is home to thousands of local Chinese, famous for their culinary skills and restaurants serving mouthwatering … Continue reading

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Tangra Leather Tannery

Tangra is a region in east Kolkata that traditionally housed a large number of tanneries owned by people of Hakka Chinese origin. "47 South Tangra Road", may be the most confusing postal address, as it used to cover the whole … Continue reading

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