Kolkata might not just be confined in being the city of Joy. Tilottoma may be called as the city of Literature soon. In this case, the Kolkata Municipality has to send necessary documents to the British Council to acquire the title .
According to the office of the Mayor, a letter from the British Council has already arrived to Mayor Firhad Hakim. The letter mentioned the the century old city has a plethora in the field of literature and art. Great maestros like Rabindranath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Sharatchandra Chattopadhyay, Ananda Shankar, have enriched the city with their work of art.
The British Council has said that the KMC must appeal UNESCO for the title maintaining international law. Regarding the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Department, various cities in the world give their history on various literary arts foe verification and acquiring the title. According to the British Council, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation must send all the necessary documents to UNESCO within 30th of June.
Source: Kolkata 24*7