The flavour of Kolkata

The flavour of Kolkata
The bridge, the river and kids' play. Brilliantly captured by Sujay Kumar Das.

Cover Photo Archive

Select photographs that have adorned the cover of this blog in the past. It offers a photo-trip of the city.


The ethereal riverside by Sudipta Das. On blog cover on 23rd February 2017. 

The old city, nicely captured by Rohit Ghosh. On blog cover on 13th November 2016.

A classical form of the feisty goddess Durga in the puja of Ballygunge Cultural Association in October 2016.
Photograph by Anirban Halder. On blog cover on 12th October 2016.

Goddess Durga idol in the making at Kumartuli for Puja coming up in October 2016.
Photograph by Subhadip Mukherjee. On  blog cover on 14th Septembr 2016.

Jump into the river- a favourite pastime. Photograph by Tuhin Hazra. On blog cover on 9th August 2016.

A sleepy neighbourhood on Kumartuli Street- typical of north Kolkata. 
Photograph by Indrajit Lahiri. On blog cover on 27th July 2016.


 Barber shop on the pavement- a familiar sight in the city. Photograph by Satyam Sit.
On blog cover in July 2016.

The wide array of festive breads and cookies on sale during Ramadan, on the road at Zakaria Street. 
Photograph by Anirban Halder. On blog cover on 28th June 2016.

 Sunset near Bagbazar. A surrealistic shot by Satyam Sit. On blog cover on 14th June 2016

Rabindra Sarovar (The lake)- One of the favourite leisure destinations of the city. 
Shot by Abhishek Sengupta. On blog cover on 1st June 2016.

 A government vessel on the river against a background of magical clouds at the peak summer. Lovingly
captured by Sammya Brata Mullick. On blog cover on 18th May 2016.

 The Durga idol at Eco Park. Photograph by Anirban Halder. On blog cover on 13th May 2016.



The popular pet fish market at Gallif Street. Photograph by Arindam Biswas. On blog cover on 28th April 2016.

A Sunday 'Haat' (Temporary market) in north Kolkata in January '16. Shot by Anirban Halder.
On blog cover on 6th April 2016.

Basanta Utsab at Jorasanko Thakurbari, Mar '16. Lovingly shot by Sukanta Pal.
On blog cover on 18th March 2016.

Howrah Bridge in a foggy morning. Clicked by Prasenjit Bhattacharya.
On blog cover on 2nd March 2016.

Chinese new year celebration at Pei May School, China Town, Tangra. Shot by Sourzendu Das.
On blog cover on 11th February 2016.

A sign of a defunct tram stop on Bidhan Sarani. More than hundred years old. Spotted on AKLF heritage walk on
10th January 2016. Shot by Anirban Halder. On blog cover on 13th January 2016.

The beautiful Maidan in an early morning. Lovingly captured by Sammya Brata Mullick.
On blog cover on 21st December 2015.

Flying 'phanush' (sky lantern). A fast-fading passion of Kolkata that surprisingly became a trend in Diwali 2015.
Shot by Soumya Shankar Ghosal. On blog cover on 11th November 2015.

 Relishing roadside khichudi at Chhitto babu's shop at Dacres Lane. Shot by Anirban Halder.
On blog cover on 16th August 2015.

Bakarkhani and sheermal stall at Chitpur as Ramzan is going on. By Indrajit Lahiri. On blog cover in July 2015.