Garden Reach

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Garden Reach,

city, West Bengal state, NE India, on the Hugli River. It is a suburb of Kolkata (Calcutta).
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Garden Reach


a city in southeastern India on the Ganges delta in the state of West Bengal. It is a southwestern industrial suburb of Calcutta, on the Hooghly branch of the Ganges. Population, 152,300 (1969). Garden Reach has cotton cloth industry and docks.

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