Friday, November 26, 2010

50th Grand Festival of the Grand Lodge of India

To mark it's 50th Grand Festival, the Grand Lodge of India (sole Grand Lodge in India recognized by the United Grand Lodge of England) will organize a Grand Masonic Festivalevent in the Cultural Capital of the country, Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta). The event is hosted by the Regional Grand Lodge of Eastern India, under the gavel of Right Worshipful Regional Grand Master Sisir Kumar Ghosh (Chairman of the Grand Festival organizing Committee).

Kolkata is also the birth city of Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel Laureate), a Bengali poet, novelist, musician, painter and playwright who reshaped Bengali literature and music.
Also, Kolkata offered to the world a significant number of Nobel Laureates such as: Sir Ronald Ross (1902, Medicine), Rabindranath Tagore (1913, Literature; first Asian to win the Nobel Prize), C. V. Raman (1930, Physics), Mother Teresa (1979, Peace), Amartya Sen (1998, Economics). Mother Teresa (half Aromanian) founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India in 1950. She was beatified by Pope John Paul II and given the title Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.

Kolkata has been nicknamed the City of Palaces. This comes from the numerous palatial mansions built all over the city. The Indian Museum is the largest museum in Asia and the oldest in the Asia - Pacific region. The National Library of India located in Alipore is India's leading library and a public library. It was inaugurated in 1836 by the Governor General Lord Metcalfe by transferring 4675 books from the College of Fort William.

Honorific Consulate of Romania in Kolkata

Adress: Shree Ganesh Centre, 216 Acharya B.C.Bose Road Kolkata – 700 017, India
Telephone : 0091-33-
Fax : 0091-33-
E-mail :

Mr. Brijendra Kumar Poddar

Sisir Kumar Ghosh

Sisir Kumar Ghosh

Balaram Biswakumar

Balaram Biswakumar

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