Chinese men in Calcutta
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Reviving India's only Chinatown

In most big countries around the world you would find at least one Chinatown, or an area dominated by the Chinese community.

In India, the only surviving one is in the eastern city of Calcutta.

Despite India and China being neighbours, the number of people of Chinese origin in Calcutta has been dwindling rapidly, but now there are plans to invest money and bring it back to life.

Yogita Limaye visited the area to find out what has driven people away and whether they could ever be tempted to return.

Watch: India Business Report

  • 20 Jun 2014