Grace isn’t something one would associate with decay but Kolkata has that quality; its grandeur may have rusted, but a certain grace lingers in its neglected columns and statues. Kolkata under the “Raj” (British Colonial Period) was a melting pot of various cultures. The nouveau riche of the city absorbed elements of Europe’s Greco-Roman heritage when they built their sprawling mansions. These houses were studded with Corinthian pillars and lined with balustrades of delicate grill-w