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Serampur

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Serampore

(both: sĕ'rəmpôr`), town (1991 pop. 177,087), West Bengal state, E central India, on the Hugli River, just N of Kolkata (Calcutta). Founded in 1799, Serampur was the center of Danish colonialism in India. Great Britain purchased the town from Denmark in 1845. Serampur's college (opened 1818) grants degrees in Christian theology.
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Summary: Serampore (West Bengal), Apr 29, (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that 40 Trinamool Congress MLAs are in touch with him and there is nothing that can save Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
At a workshop organised by the West Bengal Heritage Commission (WBHC) to promote heritage and tourism at Serampore, French and Dutch representatives resolved to support the Bengal government's ambitious Ganga Heritage River Cruise Circuit project.
Dr Varghese received his degree in Theology from the Serampore College (University), West Bengal in 1992.
Telugu Baptist pastors like Puroshottam Choudhary and Das Anthervedy from the Telugu-speaking districts of Madras Presidency were present even before the British Baptist Missionary Society's serampore Mission and the London Missionary Society began their mission.
Imagine an ellipse, with Calcutta and Serampore the focal points.
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New Delhi, Nov 24 ( ANI ): National Museum of Danish will conserve the heritage buildings of Serampore in West Bengal's Hoogly District, said state tourism officials.
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