Puchkawalas are a common sight all over the city of Kolkata. The city is famous for its fabulous street food, with its speciality being puchkas which locals claim are the best in the country. Despite the enormous amount of vendors in Kolkata, one man is making waves in this busy and vibrant field with his small business Pravesh Pani Puri.
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What sets Pravesh apart from the crowd is his impeccable standards of hygiene, which are quite often lax among phuchka vendors. More important for the consumers perhaps is the incredible range of street food that he crafts and sells on his stall which boasts an astonishing 17 different varies of puchkas.
He has enjoyed a huge amount of success with his business and his talent has been sought across India and even in foreign countries like Australia, Bangkok where he has catered for weddings.
However, Pravesh has not let his success go to his head and he still gives back to his community. He said; “I often sell puchkas outside Lakshmipat Singhania School and whichever child tops their final examinations, he/she would receive a reward of 1 year free puchkas from me.”
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