Shaheed Minar, Kolkata

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Shaheed Minar is a tower located in the north east facet of the Maidan, near the Esplanade- the centre of political life, in Calcutta or Kolkata. This tower was built by Sir David Ochterlony in 1948 as a memorial to the triumph of British East India Companys in the Gurkha War or the Nepal War held in between 1814 and 1816.

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