Hindu School, Kolkata

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Hindu School
School campus
Address
1B, Bankim Chatterjee Street
Kolkata, West Bengal, 700 073
India
Information
TypePublic
Mottoতমসো মা জ্যোতির্গময়ঃ
(illumine the darkness)
Religious affiliation(s)Secular
Established20 January 1817
FounderRaja Rammohan Roy, Radhakanta Deb, Rasamay Dutt, Baidyanath Mukhopadhya, David Hare, Sir Edward Hyde East
School boardWBBSE & WBCHSE
AuthorityGovernment of West Bengal
CategoryHigher Secondary
ChairmanGovernor of West Bengal
PrincipalTushar Kanti Samanta
Faculty53
Teaching staff19
GenderBoys
Number of students1250 (approximate intake)
CampusUrban
AlumniSee List of Hindu School people
Website

Hindu School (not to be confused with Hindu College of Delhi established 1899) is a state government-administered school in Kolkata (Calcutta), India. It is located on College Street, in the vicinity of Hare School, College Square, Kolkata, Presidency College, Sanskrit College, Calcutta Medical College and the University of Calcutta.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sengupta, Subodh Chandra and Bose, Anjali (editors), Sansad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Biographical dictionary) Vol I, 1976/1998, pp. 554–5, Sahitya Sansad, ISBN 81-85626-65-0 (in Bengali).
  2. ^ Sengupta, Subodh Chandra and Bose, Anjali (editors), 1976/1998, Sansad Bangali Charitabhidhan, pp. 184-185

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Coordinates: 22°34′33″N 88°21′49″E / 22.575697°N 88.363713°E / 22.575697; 88.363713