Kolkata Heritage and History is a technology-enabled documentation project of the urban social technology firm, Mapunity, focused on the local history of the city. It combines information on different aspects of the heritage of cities - the built form, a chronology, cultural distinction, and more - to make it easier to know and celebrate the heritage of the city and the region around it.
Mapunity's HH platform is also available for the following cities.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy is regarded as the Father of the Indian Renaissance. As a scholar, a rational thinker and a social reformer his contribution to change the Indian society of his times had been immense. Throughout his life he espoused oneness of God. He translated Vedic scriptures into English, co-founded the Calcutta Unitarian Society and founded the Brahmo Samaj. He campaigned against sati, child marriages, polygamy and caste rigidity and established a number of schools to modernize the education system in India.