Prinsep Memorial

Prinsep Ghat – Kolkata

The Princep Ghat was built in the everlasting memory of James Princep who was an extraordinarily brilliant researcher and at one point of time served as the honorable Secretary of the hallowed Asiatic Society. This gifted person is especially remembered for his role in deciphering emperor Ashok's Brahminical script. James Princep for all his enthusiasm in research and analysis, died a premature death at the young age of forty one. Kolkata being an intellectual city and the fact that James Princep had conducted most of his research based out of Kolkata, the people of Kolkata as befitting tribute to the…