Photographer's Note

The Shahid Minar as seen in night,formerly known as the Ochterlony Monument, was erected to commemorate Major-general David Ochterlony, commander of the British East India Company's main force in the Gurkha War of 1816.It dominates the skyline of the Maidan in Kolkata and is an important landmark On the northern fringe of the vast park known as the Maidan, adjoining the Esplanade, it is the centre of political life in Calcutta.

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