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Purulia

 

District Headquarter :- Purulia

A district brought to the state from Bihar. Backward both economically and socially. Soil of the district in large part of the district is yet to be reclaimed, as those are rocky in nature. Rich in mineral deposits. Ajodhya Hill is not only a tourist spot but also experimental growth center for cultivation of Tea.

Taluk Headquarters :- Jhalida, Baghmundi, Balarampur, Barabazar, Bandwan, Manbazar, Puncha, Hura, Kashipur, Santuri, Nituria, Raghunathpur, Para, Santhaldihi, Purulia Muffasil, Arsha, Jaipur. 

Purulia . Just north of the Kasai River, the town is a major road and rail junction and the region's major agricultural distribution centre. Oilseed milling, silk and cotton weaving, and canework and shellac manufacture are the major industries. A dam across the Kasai near Purulia provides a reservoir, flood control, and irrigation for the area. Nearby are several 7th-century Jaina temple ruins. Purulia, constituted a municipality in 1876, has four colleges affiliated with the University of Burdwan.

Purulia is the headquarters of Purulia district and lies north of the Kasai river. It is a major railroad junction. Purulia became a municipality in 1876. Purulia is famous for its masked dance form known as the Chau.

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