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Sandip Roy/modified from original

Sandip investigates the journey of a small town Scottish postmaster to his resting place in Kolkata.  

(The music in this episode was from the "Yatra" concert and composed by Dalbir Singh Rattan, except for "Irish washerwoman" played on bagpipes by Michael Cusack from the album "Scotland … At It’s Best!")

Photo courtesy of Focus Features/modified from original

Once the white man came to India to lift the natives out of their heathen darkness 

India's WillKat Crazy

Apr 13, 2016

The British left India a few years ago. Well almost 70 to be precise. But for some Indians, it’s just like yesterday. 

Kolkata Scottish Heritage Trust

Scotland  will not be independent just yet. Great  Britain will be held together by Scotch tape. But thousands of miles  from Edinburgh in the heart of Kolkata there remains a piece of land that is indisputably Scottish.

It’s a relic of the British Raj. But it is the SCOTTISH cemetery.