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It rained cats & dogs and I was caught unawares in knee-deep water. The only thing Kolkata's drainage system manages to drain is our enthusiasm to live!

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Deep said…
You'll miss the rain when you stop living in Calcutta. Nowhere else do you get the cool breeze and the build-up to the rain. NOwhere else do you get the fragrance of wet-earth the way you do here...

In places it doesn't rain. In places it rains all the time. In places it gets too cold when it rains; and in places even rain can't bring the heat down. But nowhere have I seen it rain the way it does in Calcutta. the slush, the mud, the water notwithstanding.
Anonymous said…
i donot agree with you, rain and calcutta complement each other somehow to me no other city ever smells or looks so beautiful as calcutta after heavy rains, i sincerely thank the kolkata drainage system for if it was nt for them i would never get to move(splash) through knee deep water...

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