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Unknown facts of Sahara’s Subroto Roy and his ancestral home

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  • Apr 28, 2013, 09:03 AM IST
Unknown facts of Sahara’s Subroto Roy and his ancestral home
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Patna/ Arariya: In the days of the British Raj, the area in which the homes of British officers was located was the residential or ‘R area’. Later, the two words were joined and the place came to be known as Arariya. In 1990 Arariya was separated from Purnea and declared a separate district.
 
Very few in Arariya today are aware of the origins of the name of the place. However, many remember incidents related to Subroto Roy. Yes, you guessed it. We are talking here about the owner of the Sahara empire- Subroto Roy.
 
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Roy was born in Arariya on the 10th of June, 1948.
 
The younger generation here is generally unaware of it, but there are many elders who claim to have been close friends of the tycoon.
 
His house here is situated on Ashram Road. Locals say that all those years ago when Subroto was growing up, there was not even a proper road leading to his home.
 
The work of building a road here was actually completed by Roy himself. Subroto’s maternal grandparents too lived on this very road.
 
His father, Sudhir Chandra Roy was a civil engineer. His ancestral home is now looked after by a caretaker.
 

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