West Bengal

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West Bengal 2016-06-10T08:25:13+00:00

West Bengal is on the eastern bottleneck of India, stretching from the Himalayas in the north to the Bay of Bengal in the south. world’s largest mangrove forest Sundarbans is located in southern West Bengal.

Durga Puja in October is the most popular festival in the West Bengal. West Bengal has been home to several famous religious teachers, including Sri Chaitanya, Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada and Paramahansa Yogananda. Subhash Chandra Bose is one of the most prominent freedom fighters from Bengal in the Indian independence movement against the British Raj. West Bengal has several large stadiums—The Eden Gardens is one of only two 100,000-seat cricket amphitheaters in the world.

West Bengal Government : www.westbengal.gov.in
West Bengal Tourism : www.westbengaltourism.gov.in