College Street Boi Para: Photo Album

College Street is the largest book market in India as well as Asia and the largest second hand book market in the whole world. But for me, it is a lot more than that. The place is not just ‘boi para’ for me. It holds a special place in my heart. When I was in school, I used to visit college street annually to buy books and stuff. But while returning, everytime, I just wanted to stay there a little more. The whole vibe of the place, the nostalgia, the smell of new books, the tram rides, the buildings, handpull rickshaws, the vendors, each and everything attracts me a little more everyday. I went down each and every lane, met a lot of people, came across great architectures, sniffed new books, and most importantly captured some of my favourite views.

Text and photos: Soumili Das

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