Though the whole city is ever expanding with modern day super malls and apartment blocks, the central parts of the city still has many buildings which dates back to colonial times, when Kolkata (then Calcutta) was the capital of India under British rule. In modern times these buildings are mostly used as administrative ones, while the rest of them needs urgent makeovers and renovations.

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