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Dakshineswar Skywalk could greatly improve pedestrian safety in Kolkata

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Feb 03, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Feb 02, 2016

Located on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, Dakshineswar Kali Temple is a famous Hindu temple built in 1855 in the style of Bengal architecture. The temple draws huge numbers of devotees year-round and is one of Kolkata’s most visited places of worship. Unfortunately, the only point of access is a single 10.5-meter-wide road that thousands of local residents use for their commute. Shops and kiosks that have sprung up over the years have also squeezed pedestrians off the sidewalks and onto...






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