10 Lines Essay on Kolkata in English for Students

  1. Kolkata was spelled as Calcutta before 1 January 2001.
  2. It is the capital city of the Indian state of West Bengal.
  3. It is the second largest city in India after Mumbai.
  4. It is among one of the four metropolitan cities of India. 
  5. It is on the east bank of the River Hooghly. 
  6. The city here is famous for being the oldest port in India.
  7. Its famous desserts are Mish?i Doi, Shondesh, Roshogolla, Laddu.
  8. It has been called one of the major tourist destinations due to its diverse cultures. 
  9. It has a unique vital centre of history, art, and culture in India.
  10. Kolkata is a city everyone needs to experience at some point in their lives.