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  1. Harrison Road (now Mahatma Gandhi Road) was the first Calcutta street to be lit by electricity between 1889 and 1892. Kilbum and Company used dynamos set up at Halliday Street pumping station. The municipal consultant was none other than Dr. Jagadish Chandra Bose.

    1000 candle power Keiths lamps were installed on Corporation Street (now S. N. Banerjec Road) and Chowringhee in 1914. The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation bore the cost of installation in order to "publieige the merits of electric street- lighting."

    In 1916, Chowringhee saw the installation of the first electric street lights.

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