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Wiki Explores Howrah - Phase I

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Howrah district

Wiki Explores Howrah - Phase I is a one day event to document some areas of district of Howrah, West Bengal, India. The objective of this event is to do photo-documentation of the various heritage structures in the said area most of which have less or no presence in Wikimedia commons.


  1. Photograph heritage sites along with important places near them in and around Amta area of Howrah district
  2. Upload media for the heritage structures of Howarh district in Commons
  3. Create / Update articles about the heritage structures in Bengali and English Wikipedia
  4. Create / Update items in Wikidata


Amitabha Gupta (talk) 05:03, 7th March 2021 (UTC)


  • 7th March 2021 (Sunday) - Depart from Kolkata Station by a Hired Car and head towards Amta area of Howrah District and photo document heritage structures of surrounding areas

Places to be covered[edit]

  1. Asanda
    1. Sridhar Jiu TempleYesY
    2. Hara Sundar Shiva TempleYesY
  2. Pantihal
    1. Pancharatna temple of Majumder familyYesY
    2. Twin Aatchala temple(only one temple remains)YesY
    3. Nine Pinacle Octagonal Rasmancha besides Bagh houseYesY
    4. Saha Para Sitaram Saha Octagonal RasmanchaNoN
  3. Nijabalia
    1. Singhabahini TempleYesY
    2. Octagonal Nine pinaccled Rasmancha outside SinghaBahini templeYesY
    3. Aatchala Shiva Temple with TerracottaYesY
    4. Pipileshwar Shiva TempleYesY
  4. Jagatballabhpur
    1. Mahendraswar Shiva TempleYesY
    2. Aatchala Shiva Temple of Pal family with RasmanchaYesY
  5. Bankuli
    1. Nabaratna Dadhibaman templeNoN
    2. Jora Shiva temple of Kaviraj family(only one temple remains)YesY
  6. Joypur
    1. Jaleswar Shiva TempleYesY
    2. Sridhar Jiu temple of Das familyYesY
    3. Octagonal RasmanchaYesY
  7. Mahishamuri
    1. Bhubaneshwari temple of Ghosh familyYesY
  8. Kalyanpur
    1. Damodarjiu Temple(Totally ruined)YesY
    2. Kali temple of Pal family with Rasmancha (Totally renovated, Rasmancha demolished)YesY
  9. Gazipur
    1. Two storied temple of Gobindaram JiuYesY
  10. Singti
    1. Five pinnacled TempleYesY
    2. Bera family AatchalaNoN
    3. Lakshminarayan temple of Kar familyNoN
    4. Sitala temple at SamantaparaNoN
  11. Jaddabbati
    1. Nabaratna Biswanath Shiva Temple over flat roofed structureYesY

Financial Report[edit]

Purpose Shop Date Price (INR) Receipt Remarks
Car cost Raj Travel Services 07.03.2021 4000 Yes
Lunch Hyat Hotel & Restaurant 07.03.2021 845 yes
Toll National Highway Authority of India 07.03.2021 210 Yes
Total 5055