Cost of living in Howrah (India) is about the same as in Alor Star (Malaysia)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 18 prices entered by 8 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require RM3,300 in Alor Star you would need to make just about RM3,209 (₨54,559) in Howrah.