"Chinatown Fading," is an enchanting mini-series that unravels the forgotten stories of the Chinese-Indian community in the heart of Kolkata. It delves deep into the alleys of history, guided by the poignant tales of those who remain. Join our reporter Suryatapa Mukherjee on a journey through time.
In the first episode, Surya's conversation with Lawrence Ho, a resident of Tiretti Bazaar, guides us through the Old Chinatown's historic streets. The fading clubs, once vibrant with life, now echo with memories. These clubs, resembling temples and churches, embody the community's unity during times of adversity, like the aftermath of the Sino-Indian War. To know more on how amidst towering temples and quiet churches, the Chinese-Indian diaspora found solace and how the community built resilience and strength, join in.