checkout the list of Nobel Prize winners from Kolkata
Abhijit Banerjeebecame the sixth Nobel Laureate from Kolkata.
- Rabindranath Tagore,
Amartya Sen, Mother Teresa, CV Raman and Ronald Ross are the others from Kolkata or have a connection to the city, who won the award.
- Two of them are from the city’s Presidency College.
In fact, one of the most prestigious universities of the city – Presidency college has in itself brought out two Nobel Laureates including Banerjee.
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