Place for dating in kolkata
The colonial legacy of Kolkata is apparent in the large number of elite clubs in the city like the Calcutta Club, the Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Tollygunge Club, the Bengal Club and CCFC.
For long the cultural and sports events at these clubs provided the most high-profile meeting opportunities for the elite among Kolkata’s singles.
While the 2001 Census of India put the population of Kolkata’s metropolitan area at 13 million plus, more recent estimates like the one provided by the “World Gazetteer: India – Largest Cities and Towns and Statistics of their Population” push it up to around fifteen million.
Like all the biggest metropolitan cities, Kolkata too has a sizeable chunk of migrants in its population.
However being the premier educational destination in entire eastern India, Kolkata has always attracted students and researchers from the North-eastern states of India like Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.
Other minorities include a sizeable Marwari community who were one of the earliest settlers, Chinese, Anglo-Indians, Nepalis, Tibetans and even a few remaining Parsis.
The Park Street of Kolkata is legendary for its pubs, coffee shops and restaurants featuring live music.
The demographic profile of Kolkata makes it evident that it is one of the most densely-populated urban areas in the country and even of the world.
Most of the migrants are comprised of laborers and blue collar workers from the neighboring states of Bihar, Orissa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
It is only very recently with the boom in IT and ITES sectors in Kolkata that professionals and trainees from other parts of India are setting up base in the city.
However new fine dining places like the Blue Potato, Mainland China and Oh Calcutta make for equally charming dating venues for those with deeper pockets.
Calcutta is hardly new to the dating scene since young college-going girls and guys here have long gone out with each other for plays at Rabindra Sadan and walks on the Maidan.