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Malda

 

District Headquarter :- Engraj Bazar

Malda : One time capital of Bengal, the district maintains the tradition of the past in culture and education. Apart from agriculture, sericulture and mango cultivation earns a lot for its inhabitants. Fortunate have a good soil and the benefit of river-waters for optimum utilisation of the land for agricultural activities but at the same time, is often suffers from flood from these rivers.

Taluk Headquarters :- Kharba, Harishchandrapur, Ratua, Gajol, Bamangola, Manikchak, Malda , Habibpur, Kaliachak.

Malda It lies just east of the confluence of the Mahananda and Kalindri rivers and is part of the English Bazar urban agglomeration. The town rose to prominence as the river port of the Hindu capital of Pandua. During the 18th century it was the seat of prosperous cotton and silk industries. It remains an important distributing centre for rice, jute, and wheat. Historical monuments include the mosque Jami' Masjid (1566) and the landmark Nimasari tower across the river. Constituted a municipality in 1867, it has several colleges affiliated with the University of North Bengal. Rice, jute, legumes, and oilseeds are the chief crops in the surrounding area. Mulberry plantations and mango orchards occupy large areas; mango trade and silk manufacture are the main economic activities.

Balurghat i s situated east of the Atrai river. Balurghat became a  municipality in 1951 and serves as the headquarters for North Dinajpur district. 

English Bazar urban agglomeration comprises of Malda town and English Bazar. The town lies east of the confluence of the Mahananda and Kalindri rivers. It became a municipality in 1867. It is the district headquarters of Malda. Malda town is an important railway station in this region. Malda is famous for its mangoes.

Raiganj is situated on the banks of the Kulik River. Raiganj is a  municipality since 1951 and is the district headquarters of South Dinajpur. Raiganj has a bird sanctuary.

Places of Tourist Interests :-

Gaur :-

Pandua :-

Adina :-

Englishbazar (Malda Town) :-

Farakka :-

 


 

 

 
 

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