Six weeks later a heavily-laden petala, with a dinghy trailing behind, was dropping down the river above Hugli.
The Hugli at this point is navigable both for ocean and river craft.
The famine commissioners in 1867 reported it to be the best harbour on the coast of India from the Hugli to Bombay.
Between the Hugli on the west and the Meghna on the east lies the delta.
He had escaped, he said, from Hugli Fort, not without a gunshot wound behind his shoulder.
Has the Faujdar of Hugli power to countermand what the Faujdar of the capital has done?
The principal rivers, besides the Hugli, are the Damodar and the Rupnarayan.
The district forms the central portion of the delta between the Hugli and the united Ganges and Brahmaputra.
They had agreed to reassemble at a place a little above Hugli.
The most important channel of the Ganges for commerce is the Hugli, on which stands Calcutta, about 90 m. from the mouth.