When and in which city did the car first come to India? Today, if you go to any big or small city in India, you will see countless cars running on the roads. But do you know in which city the car came to India for the first time?
When and in which city did the car first come to India? Now you might be feeling that in cities like Delhi and Mumbai, where the richest people of the country live, it is obvious that India’s first car must have come in these cities or in some city near them. However, you are wrong.
Actually, the matter is of 1897. At this time, Calcutta was a city in India which was known for its industry. This is the reason why there were many rich people in Calcutta at that time. The country’s first car also arrived in this city.
According to a report by Financial Express, India’s first car was purchased in the year 1987. This car was DeDion of France. This car was bought by Mr. Foster associated with Crompton Greaves company.
In 1986, when advertisements for the launch of this car appeared on the streets of Calcutta, now Kolkata, people were desperate to get a glimpse of it.
This is the story of the first car to come to India. But do you know who was the first Indian who bought a car? This was Jamsetji Tata, the founder of Tata Group.