Durgapur Revisited


We lived in Durgapur from 1961-63 and again from 1967-73. I made my first visit back in August 2002. Here are some photos for all our DGP friends.

Raina with Lisa Mathai (circa 1969)

Raina, Jawahar (Joe) and Gulu with Lisa Mathai (circa 1968)

Waiting for the school bus (Durgapur, circa 1968)

Swimming siblings: Gulu, Jawahar and Raina in the paddle pool at Dgp Club (September '63)

The patriotic Ezekiels (me on mum's lap) and the Normans (August 15, circa 1962)

Joe at the crease, January '72 (B1, 8/2 Vivekananda Road)

Gulu at the bat (January '72)

Gulu with Pushar (circa 1972)

Dad as Chief Guest, boy's Under-18 football final (DSP, 1970)

Back in Dgp: With Dallas and wife (January 31, 2002)

School daze: At St Xavier's

Our house is a very, very nice house with (more than) two cats in the yard: B/1, 8/2 Vivekananda Road

It's a jungle out there: back of 'our' house

Jungle II

The Mathai's home

The Dhar's home

Start of the scholastic journey 40 years ago: Outside the Benachitty School nursery class

Taking the cake: Paramount Stores, Steel Market

Second home: Dgp Club

Pool and fountain

Pool II

Cinema Paradiso: Inside the club movie hall

The Dgp gang

Dallas and Deborah Moraes with their daughters


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