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View of Ballygunge Circular Road

Ballygunge is a locality in South Kolkata, India. It is flanked by Park Circus in the north, Kasba and the Eastern Railway south suburban line in the east, Dhakuria and the Lakes (now called Rabindra Sarobar) in the south, and the localities of Bhowanipore and Lansdowne in the west. The postal code of Ballygunge area is Kolkata 700 019.

Along with Alipore, Ballygunge features amongst the top 2 wealthy neighbourhoods of Kolkata and also boasts of being one of the most affluent localities in the entire nation.

Educational institutions[edit]

Ballygunge is home to some of the following educational institutions in Kolkata:

  1. Army Public School, Kolkata, Ballygunge Maidan Camp
  2. Kendriya Vidyalaya Ballygunge, Kolkata, Ballygunge Maidan Camp
  3. Ballygunge Government High School, Beltala
  4. Basanti Devi College, 147B Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata
  5. Jagadbandhu Institution, 25, Fern Road, Kolkata.
  6. Kamala Girls' High School, Lake Road (Kavi Bharati Sarani)
  7. Modern High School for Girls, Syed Amir Ali Avenue
  8. Patha Bhavan, Swinhoe Street, Ekdalia Road, Palm Avenue, Ballygunge Place and Merlin Park
  9. South Point School, Mandeville Gardens
  10. St. Lawrence High School, Ballygunge Circular Road

People from Ballygunge[edit]

Places of attraction[edit]

See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Kolkata/South travel guide from Wikivoyage

Coordinates: 22°32′N 88°22′E / 22.533°N 88.367°E / 22.533; 88.367