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  • Rivers of despair

    Rivers of despair

    James Rennell, an Englishman, prepared a Bengal Atlas, which was dedicated to Lord Clive in 1780. The map shows the Ganga flowing towards the East and then meandering towards Murshidabad district as Baugrutty (presently Bhagirathi) that was flowing southwards. The reasons for the Bhagirathi’s disconnection from the Ganga are unknown. However, there was reportedly a …

    July 12, 2018