Rupnarayanpur : A small town

In my previous post a photograph of “Panoramic view of Rupnarayanpur”, with an introduction about this small town of Burdwan District, in the Indian state of west Bengal was posted. Once Rupnarayanpur’s main source of economy was Hindustan Cables Factory (A Central PSU) where thousands of people were employed with better pay packages than the nearby Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), Railway Workshop. Therefore during its heyday in the sixties and seventies things were totally different from today’s scenario. Those days young boys used to  dream for a job in that company. In their eyes, sprawling road side bungalows and staff quarters in the neat & clean township, was enough to fuel their dreams for a job and becoming a resident of that township. In few decades things totally changed when the factory employees were not even getting their pays regularly and finally Factory gradually became  sick was closed. DSC09394_1DSC09393_1

Rupnarayanpur Kalibari

After closure, things changed and became visible everywhere.  Now this small town has become a town of retired personnel. Because all employees, after retirement from CLW and Hindustan Cables are settled in and around Rupnarayanpur.DSC09392_1

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Manasa Mandir, HCL Road, RupnarayanpurDSC09397_1

HCL Road, RupnarayanpurDSC09398_1

A Hotel & Restaurant “Tero Parban” on HCL Road. Having no employment opportunity in the area, young boys’ are trying to establish in business.

About Anil

Loving nature, traveling, reading and little bit of painting in my leisure. My love for nature & travel has lately developed a passion for photography which is reflected in my Blogs, especially showcased at my Blog "Nature & Travel Photos" (http: exxtracts.wordpress.com).
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