Most often, people say Kolkata is one of the most ‘overrated’ cities that have an edge towards imperfection. I would ask you to ponder about this statement after reading this piece.
I am a Bengali who is not a native of the city of Joy but of my motherland India! However, my Bengali values and cultures are not less than a native of Bengal or probably more than them because I stay almost 1,492.4 km away from the city. So let us find out from the eye of a non-native Bengali that why on earth she found solace in that city; is that city truly joyous to be termed as the city of joy?
One fine morning, my parents wake me up to inform me that we would be travelling to Kolkata in another week to visit my grandparents. For a ten year old child, that could have been another experience of visiting her grandparents but for a twenty year old girl that specific travel was the stepping stone of her evolving to a lady with spark!