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About Writers Building

The Writers' Building, often shortened to simply Writers', is the secretariat constructing of the State Government of West Bengal in India. It is positioned in West Bengal's capital city of Kolkata. The 5500-meter lengthy Writers' Building covers the whole northern stretch of the a water frame locally called Lal Dighi in the B. B. D. Bagh location. This at the start served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, consequently the name.

Designed with the aid of Thomas Lyon in 1777, the Writers' Building has gone through numerous extensions over the years. It housed the office of the Chief Minister of West Bengal until 4 October 2013. Now maximum of the departments have moved out to another constructing named Nabanna in Howrah on a brief basis for facilitating upkeep. The Writers' Building was designed through Thomas Lyon in 1777 for the British East India Company.

In 1821, a 128 toes-lengthy verandah with Ionic columns, every 32 feet excessive, have been added on the primary and second floors. From 1889 to 1906, new blocks had been added, approached with the aid of iron staircases which are still in use. Writers' acquired its Greco-Roman look, complete with the portico within the crucial bay and the crimson floor of exposed brick. The parapet became put in region and the statues sculpted by using William Fredric Woodington in 1883, that line the terrace, were hooked up.

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