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Visit the Kanpur of yore with a trip to Lal Imli Mill, one of the last remnants of BIC

The almost 128-feet clock tower flanking the majestic red-bricked wall of Lal Imli sounded the alarm for factory workers, for the first time, almost a century ago! Still standing as a testimony to Kanpur's tryst with textile manufacturing, the fame of clothing items produced by Lal Imli achieved great heights during the mid-20th century. In fact, its fame outgrew that of its parent company, as Cawnpore Woollen Mills (later British India Corporation) was famous among customers as Lal Imli Mills! Let's take a walk down the annals of history to know why the citizens of Kanpur still regale with its tall tales.

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