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Kolkata city has a history more than 600 years. As per Kolkata high court Job Charnock is not the founder of the city. The name even mentioned in the rule of Mughal, Maurya & Gupta emperor, and the work of a Bengali poet, Bipradas Pipilai, of the late fifteenth century. There is exsistance of an enciant port named Kalikata in the travel journals of Chinese scholars and Persian merchants.
- #863Thanks Goutam for posting this thread and thanks to Subhajit for giving the apt reply to this post.
I came to understand the reasons for having the name Kolkata to this great city. I also came to know the historical importance of this great city.