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Hakka Chinese living in Kolkata

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Tangra China Town

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Chinese in India celebrate the Chinese New Year

Traditional drummers beat in the Chinese Year of the Ox… not in China but here in Kolkata in India. After weeks of preparation the adults and children of Kolkata’s Chinatown, called Tangra, were out on the streets celebrating with dragon … Continue reading

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Kolkata Chinese Culture

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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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