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Falta

Falta

Falta, Falta tours, Visit Falta of West Bangal, Travel to Falta, Beaches and Lakes of West Bangal, Beach Holidays43 km downriver, was the site of a Dutch factory. The British retreat here in 1756 when Kolkata was captured by Siraj-ud-daula. It was also from here that Clive recaptured Kolkata. Just below Falta the Damodar River joins the Hooghly. The Rupnarain River also joins the Hooghly close to and a little up this river is Tamluk, which was an important Buddhist centre over 1000 years ago. The James & Mary Shoal, the most hazardous on the Hooghly, is just over the point where the Rupnarain River enters. It takes its name from a ship which was ruined here in 1694.

 

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