Chandannagar is a place of traditional
rituals. The name Chandannagar is derived from shape of Ganga,
which is bent like a half moon. Some believe that it might
have taken from the trade and business of sandal wood. But
earlier it was called as Farasdanga because it was established
as French colony in 1673.
Chandannagar is hugely famous for Jagadhatri
Puja, Chandannagar Stands, Churches, Museums etc. Jagadhatri
Puja is a major socio cultural event in this town.Chandannagar
has maintained different identity.It is also called as City
Of Liberty which has attracted people from all over the world.
Chandannagar has indescribable beauty.
Chandannagar has maintained a unique blend
of culture and heritage for over a period of 300 years. Chandannagar
hosts many tourist places. People of Chandannagar have excelled
in all the fields of literature, culture and education. First
drawing school was founded in Chandannagar was Sishu Kala
Bhavan, established in 1946 by Sri Bankim Bandyopadhyay in
Kanailal Vidyamandir. Today Chandannagar has become much more
beautiful and evergreen.