Monthly Archives: April 2011

Update

Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has proposed University authority to make Borokuthi a heritage building. RCC has shown interest to cooperate University in this respect. RCC is expecting a reply from University soon. Advertisements

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VOC – Ship

VOC traders used to carry their goods in huge ships, these ships used to reach Borokuthi, Rajshahi through the river Padma. There were a few landing ports close to Borokuthi, which used to handle dutch goods. Models and pictures of … Continue reading

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Picture – Borokuthi

A lone police looking at River Padma from top of the Borokuthi. Probably he is thinking that the Dutch used to come through this mighty river with huge ships and now the river is dying. May be after a few … Continue reading

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Borokuthi and VC, Rajshahi University

On 8th January 2011, a meeting was held with VC of Rajshahi University on Borokuthi. Mr Florus, Mayor, Rajshahi, DG, Archeology Deptt, Pro VC, and few others are in the picture.

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Visit by Dutch Representative

Mr Florus Geraedts and Mr Sigfried Janzing visited Borokuthi on 28th. Mr Sigfried posted a smart report with few pictures on his blog whose link is given below. Any body interested may visit that blog. http://bangladesharchives.wordpress.com/2011/02/01/visit-boro-khuti-rajshahi-january-28/

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VOC Soldier

Borokuthi and all other trading centers of Dutch used to be protected by the VOC recruited soldiers. This picture was taken at Hoorn Museum, Netherlands.  

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VOC Logo

Traders of VOC Amsterdam had their trade center at Borokuthi.

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