Darjeeling District of West Bengal at a Glance

About Darjeeling District :

Darjeeling, the northernmost district of the Jalpaiguri Division, roughly resembles an inverted wedge with its base resting on Sikkim, its sides touching Nepal, Bhutan and the Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal. The district is located at 27 Deg. 13 Min. N to 26 Deg. 27 Min. North Latitude and 88 Deg. 53 Min. E to 87 Deg. 59 Min. East Longitude. The Area of the district is 3149 sq km. The district is divided into 4 Subdivisions 12 Blocks and 1534 Villages. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong means – the place of White Orchid, Mirik-a nest in the hills , Mungpoo, and Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

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Tourist Places :

Tiger Hill :

Situated at an altitude of 2590 meters (8482 ft.) and 13 kilometers from the town, this spot has earned international fame for the magnificent view of the sunrise over the “Kanchanjunga” and the great eastern Himalayan Mountains. Even Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, is visible from here. The hesitant rays of the early morning sun paint these peaks in pale gold

Batasia Loop and the War Memorial :

The Batasia loop situated almost 5 km away from the town is a gigantic railway loop where the Toy Train makes a 360 Degree turn. It was basically built to make it possible for the Toy Train to cut the deep ascend. Strategically located the Batasia Loop offers a panoramic view of the Kanchanjunga Range.A War Memorial constructed in the memory of the brave sons of the soil who laid down their lives in the different wars since the independence of the nation adds to its attraction. There is also a well furbished market where visitors can buy locally made purses, bags and other decorative items.
Chowrasta and Mall :
Chowrasta, a wide promenade atop a ridge lined with shops and restaurants is taken to be the heart of the town. Here people gather to chat, spend time basking in the sun or just to snatch a moment of peace. The Brabourne Park is attached to the Chowrasta and now features a musical fountain. This place is an open place and free from vehicular movements from where one can watch the scenic beauty of the mountain range and take charm of walking at the Darjeeling Mall. Chowrasta is the central place of the Mall Road
Ganga Maya Park :
Situated 10 km from town, Rock Garden and Ganga Maya Park has now developed into a very attractive picnic spot with natural water falls. The park offers boating facilities and is endowed with great scenic beauty. Ample eateries are available for visitors to indulge in local delicacies and one can even buy souvenirs. No fees are charged for taking photographs. Visitors are however, required to make arrangements for transportation. A two way travel arrangement is advisable.

N Patherya

The Hon’ble Justice Nadira Patherya

Born on November 19, 1956. Passed B.A. and LL.B. from the University of Calcutta. Was enrolled as an Advocate on June 6, 1983. Practised mainly in the High Court at Calcutta and also in the Supreme Court of India, High Court of Orissa, High Court at Patna and High Court of Jharkhand. Practised in Civil, Labour, Company, Arbitration and Constitutional matters. Specialised in Civil and Constitutional Laws. Was elevated to the Bench of the High Court at Calcutta as a permanent Judge on June 22, 2006

Debasish Kar Gupta

The Hon’ble Justice Debasish Kar Gupta

Born on January 1, 1957. Passed B.Comin the year 1976 and LL.B. in the year 1980 – both from the University of Calcutta. Was enrolled as an Advocate on September 22, 1982. Practised in the High Court at Calcutta in Constitutional (all subjects including Labour and Service) and Civil matters. Specialised in Service matters. Also practised in the Central Administrative Tribunal, Calcutta Bench, and West Bengal Administrative Tribunal. Was appointed Junior Standing Counsel for the State of West Bengal on September 17, 1996 and thereafter Additional Government Pleader on January 7, 2002. Was Government Pleader (Acting) with effect from March 2, 2006 in addition to the post of Additional Government Pleader. Became designated as a Senior Advocate by the High Court at Calcutta in March, 2005. Was elevated to the Bench of the High Court at Calcutta as a permanent Judge on June 22, 2006.

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