An exhibition depicting old Hampi and new West Bengal

The Indian Museum Kolkata (Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India) celebrated The International Day for Monuments and Sites “Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism”. The photography exhibition by Rajiv De presented a contract between Hampi, the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire and the New Town in West Bengal. It is also an effort to connect and decode the inner spirit of two towns. It was inaugurated on 17th April 2017 at Asutosh Birth Centenary Hall from 5 pm onward.

While Hampi is known for its ruins and rich historical past, New Town in Kolkata is gradually becoming the archetype for nebgal. To learn more, read the full story here. To browse for the photos from the exhibition, please click here.

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