History

The below map is a digitised map of Calcutta in 1858 from David Rumsey Historical Map Collection , world’s most famous and authentic ancient map collector.Calcutta University building,Sanskrit College and Premchandra’s house are marked in Red on the map for easy understanding.

Calcutta 1858

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HOUSE OF PREMCHANDRA

Premchandra house

Revised house design

Pandit Premchandra used to reside in a spacious two storeyed house with his brothers , wife and children at no. 6 Okil Mistry Lane. This corner house was situated on the south of the Mirzafour Public Tank, which is now known as Shraddha Nanda Park. He used to pay Rs.24/- per month as rent for this house. He walked the distance from his house to the Sanskrit College in five to seven minutes.

Excerpts of Book - Life & Slokas of Premchandra Tarkabagish

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