The East India Company build a factory near river Hoogly. This act of English had become a reason for the bone of contention between Nawab Sirajudullah and East India Company. This rivalry had turned on into the battle of Plassey 1757, had paved the path for the English to make India a Colony.
Story of Black Hole: Nawab had forcibly established his control against the English. According to English Historian, Nawab had imprisoned 146 English people. Inadequate space in the cell had taken 123 lives overnight due to dyspnea, and only 23 were alive. This episode has been termed as a black hole incident in the history of English.
People believed that the incident of the black hole had made the place cursed. locals thought that restless spirits were wandering around Fort William’s vicinity. Locals had complained of experiencing a hazy appearance, hearing sounds of footsteps on the stairs, scritch of tree branches, and scraping at the windows.
It was opened in 1767 and was in use until 1830. It is popular for its tombs. It is now protected and maintained by the Archaeological Survey Of India. Tourists from the world visit this heritage site. The road leading to the cemetery is famous for pubs and food corners.
Some visitors had reported being felt dizziness all of a sudden or falling sick after visiting the place. Some had a complaint about breathlessness, as they had no such problem before their visit. Tourists also had complaints of capturing a weird structure on their cameras.
At the day hours are full of noises and movements, but the night hours after 10, the place has started giving a scary look. This station has witnessed several suicide cases. People had a strong belief that there was a regular presence of ghosts near the vicinity.
Train drivers and station masters had claimed to see an eerie shadow and obscured images moving and then disappearing in the gust of winds. Passengers also had complained of hearing moaning sounds of children.
One hair-raising story is also got to be associated with the Hastings House. At present, it has taken the shape of a University. It was constructed more than 250 years back. It was the residence of the First Governor-General of India, Warren Hastings.
Locals had a belief that the ghosts of Warren Hastings and a boy is thee in the house. that boy died as the football hit him while playing a game with his friends. Locals had a belief that the boy was seen alone to be standing in the middle of the ground, waiting for his friends.
National Library in Alipore is more than 250 years old building of the British Era. It is another ghostly place in Kolkata. It is to be believed that guards on duty have to carry a Hanuman Chalisa to protect themself against the spirits. Many fearsome incidents are experianced by the Guards there.
The strange things are generally believed to be faced if you do not place a book properly in its place. people had also noticed footsteps to be followed, but no one was there. The librarian also complained that the chair was being drawn away. It was also a belief that Lady Metcalfe used to visit regularly the premises of this historical place.