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Cossimbazar

(kəsĭm`bəzär'), town, West Bengal state, E central India, part of the Kolkata (Calcutta) metropolitan area. Cossimbazar was a chief overseas port of Bengal (16th–18th cent.); afterward KolkataKolkata
, formerly Calcutta
, city (1991 pop. 10,916,272), capital of West Bengal state, E India, on the Hugli River. It is the second largest city in India and one of the largest in the world.
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89 In 1915, while presiding over the first session of All India Hindu Mahasabha,Sir Mohendra Nandi of Cossimbazar, said "if, therefore,we make efforts to set our house in order or hold close together the scattered units of our faith, it cannot imply a menace to any other community or faith".
Assistant Teacher, Manindranagar High School (HS), Cossimbazar, Murshidabad, West Bengal.
Along with three hundred of his fellow British workers in Cossimbazar, India, 24-year old Warren was stripped, sodomized, masturbated and publicly circumcised by Mogul troups who over-ran the British outpost.