Bowbazar also spelt Boubazar is a neighbourhood of central Kolkata , in Kolkata district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The neighbourhood has been at the forefront of Kolkata's changing society. On Lt. Mark Wood's map of , the portion of the eastward road from Lal Bazar to what was known for a long time as Circular Road - which ran along the filled-in Mahratta Ditch and is now Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road - was shown as Boytaconnah Street, which received its name from the Baithakkana, or "resting place", where merchants formed and dispersed their caravans, sheltered by an old banyan tree called a peepul tree in Cotton , at the road's eastern extremity, beyond which, to the northeast, were salt lakes and marshes. Job Charnock is said to have chosen the site of Kolkata for a city, in consequence of the pleasure he found in sitting and smoking under the shade of a large tree. Posterity loved to connect his name with the Baithakkhana tree, which is shown in Aaron Upjohn's map of , on land subsequently appropriated by Sealdah station. However, the tree is not on Wood's map. Subsequently, that road was named Bow Bazar Street.
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