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The Maidan (literally open field) also referred as Brigade Parade Ground is the largest urban park in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.It is a vast stretch of field and home to numerous play grounds,including the famous cricketing venue Eden Gardens,several football stadia,and Kolkata Race Course.Maidan is dotted with several statues and pieces of architecture,most notable being the Victoria Memorial.Due to the freshness and greenery it provides to the metropolis,it has been referred to as the "lungs of Kolkata".Maidan is a property of the Indian Army,and hosts the Eastern zone high command of the Indian Army in Fort William.It is a historical and cultural center of Kolkata as well as a center of leisure and entertainment for Calcuttans.

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  • Copyright: dwaipayan das (adidas5nb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 464 W: 0 N: 898] (5225)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-03-09
  • Categories: Daily Life
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-04-24 19:36
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