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Howrah: City in West Bengal
Howrah is a city in the Indian state of West Bengal. Howrah is located on the western bank of the Hooghly River opposite its twin city of Kolkata. Administratively it lies within Howrah district, and is the headquarters of the Howrah Sadar subdivision. It is a part of the area covered by the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Howrah is an important transportation hub and gateway to Kolkata and West Bengal.

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Bengal Ram Navami Violence: Calcutta court orders probe by NIA | Oneindia News [Video]

Bengal Ram Navami Violence: Calcutta court orders probe by NIA | Oneindia News

The Calcutta High Court today transferred the probe into the violence that broke out during Ram Navami in Howrah and Dalkhola districts and other parts of West Bengal to the National Investigation..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:28Published

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