Kolkata, the city of joy is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational center of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port and its sole major riverine port. It is the second largest city in India after Mumbai. If Bangalore is the Seattle of India, then Kolkata is the sub-continent's London.
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