Sodepur Kolkata is a locality near the city of Kolkata which is accessible by road and train. The locality has many residents who have been living here for generations. They are local businessmen, traders or professionals working in Kolkata and other suburbs. At Sodepur Kolkata there is no dearth of hotels and guest houses. It’s being just a small town, the place is relatively more peaceful than Kolkata, less polluted and much less populated. If you are at Sodepur Kolkata on work or tour you may find a nice hotel to stay the night or the remaining days of your tour. How this place was named Sodepur is something known to few people. Once there was a community of Sayyids who used to live here. Their population was predominant.
From Sayyed, the name originated and slowly it became known as Sodepur. This place is also famous in history because of Mahatma Gandhi who once came here on an important mission. Subhas Chandra Bose too came here with Gandhiji and they used to take important decisions regarding the freedom movement of the congress party from here. There is one Khadi Pratisthan here from where these leaders used to operate. This made this place all the more historically famous. There is a Gandhi Ashram near Sodepur Railway station which was established by a person who resigned from a cushy job to spearhead the movement of Gandhiji. Mahatma Gandhi used to stay at these places for a long time and he used to consider this place as his home. Naturally, the people of this place were influenced by Gandhi and many of them became his followers. Sodepur is an important station through which many important trains run day in and day out. Sodepur is close to the town of Barrackpore. One can go to Barrackpore by road or by train.
OYO rooms and Sodepur Kolkata hotels
Once at Sodepur, you should look for a proper place to stay. There are OYO rooms and various types of hotels in this area. The hotels are located in convenient places and they are run professionally. The hotels provide free parking facility. Many hotels have banquets for guests. You will also find conference rooms there where you can hold your official or personal events. There is complimentary breakfast for the guests and there is power backup also for dealing with power failure. The rooms are nice and the washrooms are attached.