Uttorer Oli-Goli (Lanes and By lanes of North Kolkata)

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I had this possibility in my mind for quite a few months, but never took enough initiative to execute it. Finally noticed an announcement by a group called VIBGYOR, for a photo walk through the lanes of North Kolkata (Hatibagan-Shaympukur area). I joined them without a second thought.

The whole North Kolkata may be called the old city with some intricate network of lanes and alleys. There are many buildings in these lanes, which were built 100 years ago or more. There is a certain laid back and bare-to-all lifestyle in this area which is a contrast to the more contemporary way of living. A single photo walk is impossible to catch the feel of the atmosphere there (more so for a talent-starved person like me). Here are a few shots taken on a drizzling July morning.
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Oh Wow, let some more photos flow.
My Foreign Trips will have to wait, There is so much to See in here in INDIA itself

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Love them , :-D
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Originally Posted by harshad View Post Oh Wow, let some more photos flow.
Couldn't take many photos worth a share, as there was continuous drizzle. Umbrella in one hand and camera in the other = serious handicap
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Lovely photographs of the locals of Kolkata...
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Hi,

Which lane it was, can you please remember?
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

Darjeeling-Kalimpong-Pedong

Digha - Photo TR

Mandarmoni - Beauty of Sea

Kurseong-Lepchajagat-Mirik(Rangbhang)

3 Days in Tripura
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From Hatibagan, we followed Grey Street.... Turned right before Shovabajar Rajbari... Then went past the house of Birendra Krishna Bhadra.... Finally came out to Syampukur Police Station... Their can be many other trails in that locality.
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What does Oli-Goli mean, literally? Is it a common expression in Bengali?
I presume Goli is lane, like gali in Hindi?

This sounds like it could be added to TD's thread about reduplicated words

Edit: Reduplicated words or Echo Words in Bengali and other languages

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