Renovation of Hospital | AARDE Foundation reports that a local NGO from Chennai has given 1/3 of needed funds to renovate a Dutch building from the 18th century in Pulicat
— Read more on op www.aarde.in/renovation-of-hospital
The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah site is a product of the revamp project of the Dutch heritage in India in 2017.
— Read on dutchcemeterychinsura.com/
The former Dutch settlement of Chinsurah near Kolkata is a charming town with a strong colonial flavour. Telling a compelling tale is a vanished church that was popularly called ‘Ghantaghar’.
— Lees op www.livehistoryindia.com/story/amazing-india/ghantaghar-church-chinsurah/
The dutchinkerala.com presents the major events that occurred in Kerala since the arrival of European powers, their tug of war for power and its consequent impact in the history of the world in detail.
— Lees op dutchinkerala.com/article20.php
Deep within the old Roman Catholic cemetery in Agra, where few venture, is a two storied mausoleum d…
— Read on op www.livehistoryindia.com/amazing-india/2017/04/26/the-red-taj-mahal
Between 1600 and 1800 the Dutch East Indian Company VOC shipped estimated 50,000 Indian slaves from Pulicat to Indonesia. They mostly went as bonded labourers to work in Dutch factories (trading posts) and plantations to what was then the Dutch Indies.
The Live history India site has a well written post about this rather hidden past of Pulicat and Dutch: https://www.livehistoryindia.com/cover-story/2019/07/28/pulicat-the-forgotten-indian-slave-trade
The earliest reference to European slave trade is in 1510, when the Portuguese sent 24 slaves from Calicut to Lisbon.
Het beleg van de stad Machilipatnam (Masulipatnam), anoniem, 1675 – 1725 – Rijksmuseum
— Lees op www.rijksmuseum.nl/nl/collectie/NG-2008-60-29
We visited Bimilipatan , now Bheemunipatnam, on 2 March through the beautiful beach road 28 kilometres from Vizag (now Visakhapatnam). Very near the light house we saw the pyramid tombs rise at the Flagstaff cemetery.
Bimlipatnam: Old Dutch cemetery destroyed