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Farasdanga, Chandernagor, Chandannagar

By Nishi Pulugurtha
At the end of the Strand is the Patalbari, so called because its lowest floor is submerged under the river; ‘patal’, meaning underground and ‘bari’, house. Rabindranath Tagore visited the house many times, as did the social reformer, Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar.