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Princess Uttara,The Last of Cooch Behar Royals

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The last of direct family member of 'the great Narayana dynasty, who ruled  the erstwhile kingdom of Cooch Behar Princess Uttara., Daughter of prince IndrajitendraNarayan and Rani Kamala,elder sister of last crowned king Virajendra Narayan.Now Maharani of Kota, Rajasthan.Seen talking with guests, at her ladies tea party on the eve of Navaratri festivals,at Kota.


An erudite royal lady, done her graduation with a specialty in English literature. Wife of a multifaceted, historian, actually a very big man Maharaja. B. R. Sing of Kota.She is the last surviving person in the world who can claim the COB palace of her own. Pray to Madan Mohan for a long, healthy, peaceful life of her.

Nirupam Ghosh
Cooch Behar

Birth of North Bengal State Transport Corporation

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The founder of North Bengal State Transport Corporation;one of the oldest of its kind in India, and the oldest in Bengal (pre independence). In a bright sunny first April in 1945,the war ravaged world saw the
Birth of "Cooch Behar State Transport" todays North Bengal State Transport Corporation.
His highness Lt.Col.Jaggadipendra Narayan,inaugurated 'Cooch Behar State Transport' before council house, under the statue of King Nripendra Narayan. On the north bank of Sagar die .It was just after world war- ll, Maharaja was in full military uniform.Among others L.M Boxi  I.A.S. Mr. H.M. Alexander Engg., Kali Banerjee Engg, were present. Maharaja flagged off two busses one to Tufangunj another towards Pundi Bari. This modest beginning, rose like almost a massive banyan tree in socioeconomic and cultural life of North Bengal, especially in Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri, Malda and both Dinajpur. Not mere a transport organization, transporting people; but deeply rooted and interwo…