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Streetwise Kolkata: Khidderpore’s history is linked to the port and zamindari it absorbed

February 14, 2020 6:45 pm

In 1884, after Khidderpore was selected as the site for the wet docks of the Port of Calcutta, the neighbourhood developed significantly, most of it falling under the control of the Calcutta Port Trust. There are two theories on how the neighbourhood got its name.