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Gymkhana, home to 949 SCAs (till date) for over seventy
years ,was established in 1929. Although the first batch
joined in 1927, the magnificent red structure came up a
couple of years later .
the first GBM held in may 1929, it was decided to name
the place JAMALPUR GYMKHANA.
Gym had two
- the eastern and the western ,spread over the ground and
first floors. To cope with the increase in numbers,
extensions to these lobbies were built, appropriately
called the L-lobbies
The room nos. of each lobby are-
WESTERN [1-11]- rooms with attached
baths &technical society(dark) room
LOWER WESTERN L -LOBBY - 12,13,14,15,16,17.
UPPER WESTERN L-LOBY- 15A,15B ,15 ,16 ,17
UPPER WESTERN - (18-28)
ROOM NO-29 -SHRUTI (MUSIC
Next to SHRUTI is T.T-ROOM, the only un-numbered
room in Gym
ROOM NO- 30-TV ROOM.
ROOM NO -31- G.SECY'S ROOM
UPPER EASTERN -(32-42)
UPPER EASTERN L-LOBBY-43,44,45,45A.
LOWER EASTERN L-LOBBY-46A,46,47,48.
LOWER EASTERN- (49-58)
ROOM NO-59-COMPUTER ROOM
Of course, there is much more to GYM than just these
hub of all activity and pulsating with music at all the
times of the night; the dinning hall- scene of many a
tasteless meal; the lounge- where, it is
invariably curtains for the first year batch at 2300,also
the scene of many a cacophony, espacially when a batch
between the two lobbies is the quadrangle, with a permanent stage
for hosting cultural programmes, a Gymnasium and a now
defunct swimming pool. Often, it serves as the arena for
Pyjayma Cricket, Kerry Packer style.
The front side has a circular shaped lawn; its most distinctive
feature being the 'SHANTIPUR little locomotive' which came to GYMKHANA
in early 1989 as part of a final year project. Also
striking is a bright red coloured letter-box just near the entrance.
The eastern side has the badminton, tennis, squash &
basketball courts with the Monte Carlo road running adjacent to
Further east is the sports field - the arena where many
a hard nosed inter-batch matches are played, a fitness
freaks dream, a firstee's