Ballygunge Circular Road

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A stretch of B C Road

Ballygunge Circular Road is one of the most important roads which runs through the upscale part of Ballygunge in South Kolkata. It starts near the Ballygunge Science College right off Gariahat Road, passing through landmarks like Tripura House, St Lawrence High School etc. before meeting Gurusaday Dutta Road about a mile up the road. It then finally meets AJC Bose Road a bit further up. A large military camp (known as Ballygunge Maidan Camp) is located on the North-Western stretch of the road, starting right after the David Hare Training College and ending at the intersection of Chakraberia Road.

Localities[edit]

Paramount Apartments

It is surrounded by nice residential houses in the vicinity of Tripura House, mainly in the stretch between the Science College and St. Lawrence High School. Some of the finest residential apartments as well as posh villas dot this road. Many prominent residential spots like "Vedant Apartments", on the plot that used to house legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen’s bungalow, have sprung up recently. "Devadwar" at 34 Ballygunge Circular Road is considered to be one of the best residential buildings in the city. Other notable plush high rise apartments include "Paramount", "Uttarayan", "Le Palmerie", "The Residency", "Tripura Enclave", "Surya", "Balaka", "Tivoli Court" and the upcoming Sky villas "Shiromani" and "Sri Avani". Ballygunge Circular Road is surrounded by other upscale and posh areas of Ballygunge like Gurusaday Dutta Road, Rainey Park, Rowland Road, Lovelock Street, Ritchie Road, Dover Road, Dover Park, and Queens Park. There are other landmarks such as the Max Mueller Bhavan (Goethe Institute). "Miranda Hall" — one of the most exclusive Montessori schools in Kolkata is also situated on this road.

Landmarks[edit]

Devadwar
  1. Department of Jute & Fibre Technology,Institute of Jute Technology, C.U
  2. Ballygunge Science College
  3. Surya Apartments
  4. Naba Kailash Apartments
  5. Calcutta Cosmopolitan Club
  6. Devadwar
  7. Tripura Enclave
  8. Tripura House
  9. Santosh Estate
  10. St Lawrence High School
  11. David Hare Training College
  12. Paramount
  13. Le Palmerie
  14. Ballygunge Maidan Camp
  15. Calcutta Punjab Club
  16. Kendriya Vidyalaya
  17. Automobile Association of Eastern India Club
  18. Rainey Park Residency
  19. Max Mueller Bhavan
  20. Tivoli Court
  21. Sona Villa (estd 1901) Heritage property on 53 Ballygunge Circular Road

Famous Residents[edit]

  • Sachin Chaudhury - Chief Justice
  • Suchitra Sen - Actress and mother of actress Moon Moon Sen and grandmother of Riya Sen and Raima Sen.
  • Aditya Vikram Sengupta - National Award Winning Filmmaker (Asha Jaoar Majhe) and Artist
  • Yash Mehta - Mathematician & Economist.
  • Ashwika Kapur - Wildlife Film maker. Winner of Green Oscar. First woman from India to have achieved this feat in an Individual Global capacity

Restaurants & Fast foods[edit]

  • Chatar Patar
  • Red Hot Chili Pepper [1]
  • Sanjha Chulha
  • Ganges
  • 24 hr Cafe Coffee Day
  • Mama mia Gelato
  • Azad Hind Dhaba
  • Sharma Dhaba

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