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A Pilgrimage to Calcutta Recalls Armenian History

CALCUTTA: Before there were call centers and Indian conglomerates, before the East India Co. or the British Raj, there were Armenia’s who made their way to India to trade and to escape religious persecution from the Turks and, later, Persians. Entrepreneurial and devout Christians, but familiar with the Islamic ways of Mughal emperors, Armenia’s arrived

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