As a nucleus of the 19th- and early 20th-century Bengal Renaissance and a religiously and ethnically diverse centre of culture in Bengal and India, Kolkata has local traditions in drama, art, film, theatre, and literature.Many people from Kolkata—among them several Nobel laureates—have contributed to the arts, the sciences, and other areas.Watch this sweet sexy girl getting exposed by her cousin.
The Nawab of Bengal, Siraj ud-Daulah, condemned the militarisation and tax evasion by the company.
In 1793 the East India company was strong enough to abolish Nizamat (local rule), and assumed full sovereignty of the region.
Under the company rule, and later under the British Raj, Calcutta served as the capital of British-held territories in India until 1911, when its perceived geographical disadvantages, combined with growing nationalism in Bengal, led to a shift of the capital to New Delhi.
After the Nawab granted the East India Company a trading licence in 1690, the area was developed by the Company into an increasingly fortified trading post.
Nawab Siraj ud-Daulah occupied Calcutta in 1756, and the East India Company retook it the following year.
) [ˈkɔlikat̪a], the Bengali name of one of three villages that predated the arrival of the British, in the area where the city was eventually established; the other two villages were Sutanuti and Govindapur.