Why is Kolkata called the city of Joy?

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Kolkata City of Joy
Kolkata City of Joy

There is a very popular saying in India, water changes at every mile, speech changes at every mile. That is, in India, the taste of water changes in every mile and the language or dialect changes after traveling four miles. Therefore, despite so much diversity, there is unity in the country and hence it is called a country of diversity. This is the diversity of India, but there is much more in our country, which is quite interesting and people are curious to know it. In such a situation, today we will talk to you about that city of the country, which is called the city of happiness of India. The real name of this city is something else, City of Joy is its nickname. Let us know why and how this city of happiness in India got this name.

Different states and cities of India are known for their own specialties. There are some famous cities in India like Pink City, City of Lakes and Sun City, which are famous by these nicknames.

There is also a city which is called the city of happiness. The beauty of Kolkata city and its heritage have been described in many books. A famous writer named Dominique Lapierre has written a novel on the city of Kolkata and he named his novel City of Joy. Apart from this, a film was made based on this novel in 1992. In this film, famous actors of the nineties Om Puri, Shabana Azmi and Padrick Vaze played lead roles.

After all, why is Kolkata called the city of happiness?

The reason behind calling Kolkata the City of Joy is the enthusiasm of the people for its culture, art, history, literature, food and festivals. Kolkata’s Durga Puja is famous not only in the country but also abroad. People come from far and wide to be a part of this festival and see it. There is a lot of enthusiasm, happiness and enthusiasm among the people of Kolkata regarding the worship of Maa Durga. This excitement and enthusiasm about festivals and celebrations makes this city a city of happiness.

What is the history of Kolkata city?

Talking about the history of Kolkata city, before this it was known as Calcutta. The city developed during British rule and was the capital of the British government until 1911. Before British rule, Bengal or Kolkata was ruled by the Bengal Sultanate.

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