Alipore Jail

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Alipore Jail
Location Alipore, Kolkata
Status Open
Security class Maximum
Capacity 2000
Opened 1910

The Alipore Jail or Alipore Central Jail is a prison in Alipore, Kolkata, where political prisoners were kept under British rule, among them Subhas Chandra Bose. It is still in operation.[1][2] It also houses the Alipore Jail Press.

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  1. ^ "This jailhouse has a rich past". Deccan Chronicle. 
  2. ^ "Children die in copycat hangings". BBC News. 25 August 2004. 
  3. ^ "The Prison-Cell Of Alipore". Sri Aurobindo Society. 

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Coordinates: 22°31′48″N 88°19′48″E / 22.5300°N 88.3300°E / 22.5300; 88.3300