Travel Hoogly: A trip of shocks along the Hooghly ! A gathering of contemporary specialists, students of history, essayists and artists from the UK and India would embrace a 11-day long excursion down the stream Hooghly from Murshidabad locale to Kolkata from December 6, as a feature of the driven Silk River venture which investigates the exceptional connection amongst London and Kolkata, as indicated by the coordinators.

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The adventure – on pontoon and by foot – will start from Azimganj in Murshidabad, and come full circle at Batanagar, near Kolkata on December 16, with the members slated to connect with contemporary specialists, antiquarians, authors and performers.

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There would likewise be curated occasions involving talks, workshops and film screenings amid the whole excursion, united by Kinetika, UK and its different Indian accomplices including ThinkArts, Murshidabad Heritage Development Society, Crafts Council of India West Bengal and West Bengal Tourism. It is bolstered by Arts Council England and British Council.

Silk River India Walk is the second phase of the venture. In stage one, the Silk River UK Walks were sorted out along the Thames from September 15-24.

Working in 20 areas nearby the Hooghly and the Thames to reinterpret a common legacy, Silk River intends to raise social mindfulness about the Indo-British relationship through connecting with diaspora groups.

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The stories of the 20 areas will be uncovered to nearby, national and worldwide crowds through the appearing of 20 goliath hand-painted Bengali silk scrolls and going with exhibitions.

The Silk River India Walk will start on Monday at Azimganj. The following two days will see a universal group assembling to find and investigate the rich legacy of the locale through strolls, workshops and social projects, Kinetika’s aesthetic chief Ali Pretty told the media on Friday.

There will be an open door for masterful trade from December 8-10, with welcomed Indian craftsmen teaming up with their 15 partners from the UK, as they set out from Krishnanagar to Chandannagar.

The visit will end on December 16, with an end occasion in relationship with the Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata, where the parchments will be shown and a reasonable held.

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There will be a presentation of the 20 looks in the Central Hall of Victoria Memorial Hall here from December 19.

“By sharing and praising the comparable histories and accounts between the River Thames and India’s Hooghly River, the task energizes the festival of rich nearby history, and connects with groups to partake in reconsidering the stream,” Pretty said.

Silk River India Walk Director Korak Ghosh called the whole undertaking a “story of two urban communities”.

“London, among different merriments has a month-long festival with Totally Thames. My inclusion with this interesting occasion gives me a chance to recall our Hooghly. We are certain that this will go far in making individuals aware of the stream, its significance and its legacy,” he said.

Debanjan Chakrabarti, Director, British Council East and Northeast India stated: “The task interfaces, moves and praises the two nations interestingly and I am sure the India Walks will be recognized as a breakthrough in the city’s social schedule.”

Travel Hoogly: A trip of shocks along the Hooghly ! – India Virals

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