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The Writers' Building ( ) is the secretariat building of the State Government of West Bengal in Indiamarker. It is and is located in West Bengalmarker's capital city of Kolkatamarker. The Writers' Building originally served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, hence the name. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1780, it received its impressive Corinthian fa├žade, an example of the Neo-Renaissance style, in 1889. There is a statue of Britannia atop the main entrance.

The building is located on the northern shore of the a water body locally called Lal Dighi in B.B.D. Bagh area. Various departments of the West Bengalmarker government are housed in this building. It is an edifice of great political significance and memories of the Indian Independence Movement.

Image:Oldwriters.jpg|The original building with Holwell's Blackhole incident monument in the backgroundImage:WritersBuildingOld.gif|Writers' Building, circa 1915Image:Writersbig.jpg|Pre-Independence photograph of the facadeImage:Kolkata BBD Bagh2.jpg|Writers' Building across Lal Dighi


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