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Bhawal Estate
Bhawal Estate
Bhawal Estate
was a large zamindari estate in Bengal
Bengal
in modern-day Bangladesh. Bhawal Estate
Bhawal Estate
spread over 579 square miles (1,500 km2) and covered 2,274 villages with the combined population around 500,000, many of them tenant farmers.All the rulers and holders of this estate were Kulin Brahmin.[citation needed] It gained particular notoriety during the famous Bhawal case. The area under the estate currently falls under the Gazipur District and the Kaliganj Upazila of Dhaka Division. The most famous capitol of the Bhawal Estate
Bhawal Estate
was Choira Meah Bari, where zamindar Fazal Gazi lived
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Raja
Raja
Raja
(/ˈrɑːdʒɑː/; also spelled rajah, from Sanskrit राजन् rājan-), is a title for a monarch or princely ruler in South and Southeast Asia
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Dhanyakuria
Dhanyakuria
Dhanyakuria
is a census town in Basirhat II
Basirhat II
CD Block in Basirhat subdivision,[1] in North 24 Parganas district
North 24 Parganas district
in the state of West Bengal, India. Basirhat
Basirhat
police station serves this town. It is famous for being the home of various noble families of Bengal, including the Sawoo House, Gain Rajbari and Ballabh Rajbari.[2][3] Demographics[edit] As per 2011 Census
Census
of India
India
Dhanyakuria
Dhanyakuria
had a total population of 5,148, of which 2,640 (51%) were males and 2,508 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 415
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Gazipur District
A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government
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Nashipur Raj
The Nashipur Raj family descends from Maharaja
Maharaja
Tarawah, the ruling chief of Bijapur in the Deccan in the 14th century. His successors were appointed as Subedar
Subedar
and Nazim
Nazim
of the whole tract of country from Saharanpur
Saharanpur
to Meerut. Another descendant was Rai Dewali Sinha, who left Panipat
Panipat
in the 18th century and arrived in Murshidabad. His son, Devi Sinha, entered the service of the East India Company
East India Company
and was the founder of the Nashipur zamindari.[1] Sources[edit]^ Chowdhury, S. R. Kumar; P. K., Singh; Ismail, M. Ali (2012). Blood Dynasties: Zemindaris of Bengal - A Chronicle of Bengal’s Ruling families (Paperback). Dictus: Politics and Democracy series. ISBN 9783847385080
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Barisal Division
Barishal (Bengali: বরিশাল বিভাগ) is one of the eight administrative divisions of Bangladesh. Located in the south-central part of the country, it has an area of 13,644.85 km2 (5,268.31 sq mi), and a population of 8,325,666 at the 2011 Census. It is bounded by Dhaka Division
Dhaka Division
on the north, the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the south, Chittagong Division
Chittagong Division
on the east and Khulna Division
Khulna Division
on the west. The administrative capital, Barisal city, lies in the Ganges
Ganges
(Padma) River delta on an offshoot of the Arial Khan River (Kirtonkhola)
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Sovabazar Raj
The Sovabazar Raj family, seated at Sovabazar Palace were the Zamindars of Shobhabazar. The clan begins with a Maharaja
Maharaja
Naba Krishna Deb Bahadur left behind two sons, adopted son Raja
Raja
Gopimohan Deb (1768) and his own son Raja
Raja
Raj Krishna Deb. Raja
Raja
Gopimohan Deb was founder director of Hindu College and founder of famous Dharma Sabha. He offered much precious gold and silver to Maa Kali
Kali
of Kalighat. A very well known Scholar in Hindi, Parsi and English
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Serampur Raj
Serampore
Serampore
(also called Serampur, Srirampur, Srirampore, Shreerampur, Shreerampore, Shrirampur, Shrirampore) is a famous and historical city in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the headquarter of the Srirampore subdivision. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.[2] It is a pre-colonial town (city) on the west bank of the Hooghly River. It was part of Danish India
India
under the name Frederiknagore from 1755 to 1845.Contents1 Etymology 2 History 3 Danish rule3.1 Marshman and Carey 3.2 British rule4 Post 1947 5 Demographics 6 Police stations 7 Climate 8 Transport8.1 Road 8.2 Rail 8.3 Water 8.4 Air9 Hindu architecture 10 Education 11 See also 12 References 13 External linksEtymology It is probable that the name 'Srirampur' originated either from 'Sripur', 'Sri Ram' or both, or it could originate from 'Seetarampore' as there was a very famous 'Ram-Seeta' temple
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Kulin Brahmin
Kulin Brahmins are the Bengali Brahmins belonging to Hindu
Hindu
religion, who can trace themselves to the five families of Kannauj
Kannauj
who migrated to Bengal. The five families were of the five gotras (Shandilya, Bharadwaj, Kashyap, Vatsya and Saavarna)
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Uttarpara
Uttarpara
Uttarpara
is a town in Serampore/Srirampore subdivision, Hooghly District, West Bengal, India.[2] Uttarpara
Uttarpara
is located at 22°40′N 88°21′E / 22.67°N 88.35°E / 22.67; 88.35, within 10 km from Kolkata, the capital of the state of West Bengal. The area is governed by Uttarpara
Uttarpara
Kotrung Municipality, the second oldest municipality in West Bengal, established in 1853.[3]Contents1 Demographics 2 Police station 3 Economy3.1 Hindustan Motors4 Transport 5 Culture 6 Education6.1 Colleges 6.2 High School7 Notable people 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksDemographics[edit] As per 2011 Census
Census
of India
India
Uttarpara
Uttarpara
had a total population of 159,147 of which 81,410 (51%) were males and 77,737 (49%) were females. Population below 6 years was 11,760
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Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°48′N 90°18′E / 23.8°N 90.3°E / 23.8; 90.3People's Republic
Republic
of Bangladeshগণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ (Bengali) Gaṇaprajātantrī BāṃlādēśaFlagEmblemAnthem: "Amar Sonar Bangla" (Bengali) "My Golden Bengal"March: "Notuner Gaan" "The Song of Youth"[1]Government Seal of BangladeshCapital and largest city Dhaka 23°42′N 90°21′E / 23.700°N 90.350°E / 23.700; 90.350Official languages Bengali[2]Ethnic groups (2011[
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Surul
Surul
Surul
is a village in Bolpur
Bolpur
Sriniketan
Sriniketan
CD Block in Bolpur
Bolpur
subdivision of Birbhum district
Birbhum district
in the Indian state of West Bengal.Contents1 Geography 2 History 3 Culture 4 References 5 External linksGeography[edit] Sriniketan
Sriniketan
now adjoins a part of Surul. It is 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Santiniketan.[1] History[edit] Surul
Surul
is a village adjacent to Visva-Bharati University, founded by Rabindranath Tagore. A major part of this central university, with the whole of its Sriniketan
Sriniketan
campus, stands within Surul
Surul
mouja. Surul
Surul
consists of a large population of Bagdis, Bauris, Haris and Doms, as well as weavers
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Bally, Howrah
Bally is a town in Howrah
Howrah
District, West Bengal, India.This area is covered by Howrah
Howrah
Municipal Corporation.[1][2] It is a town of historical importance. Located at the north-eastern tip of the Howrah district, on the banks of the River Hooghly, it is just across the river from the Dakshineswar Kali Temple
Dakshineswar Kali Temple
and near the Belur Math.Bally BridgeContents1 Geography 2 Temples 3 Festivals 4 Transportation 5 Sports 6 See also 7 ReferencesGeography[edit] Bally is located at 22°39′N 88°20′E / 22.65°N 88.34°E / 22.65; 88.34.[3] It has an average elevation of 15 metres (49 feet). There is a man-made canal named the 'Bally Khal' that marks the boundary between Bally and the adjoining town of Uttarpara in Hooghly District
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Shibpur
Shibpur
Shibpur
or Sibpur [1] is a residential area located in the city of Howrah, West Bengal, India. It is well known for being the location of the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, the IIEST Shibpur
IIEST Shibpur
and the Hazar Hath Kaali Temple. The famous Bengali linguist Suniti Kumar Chatterji
Suniti Kumar Chatterji
was born in Shibpur. During British Raj, its name was written as Seebpore. Recently, parts of administrative headquarters of the West Bengal government have been temporarily shifted to Mandirtala in Shibpur.Contents1 History 2 Recent developments 3 Culture 4 Popular areas 5 Problems 6 External linksHistory[edit]The Sanjher Attchala estateThe area was home to many royal landlords (jamindars) in Bengal. During the era of British rule in India, the landlords sold their possessions to build jute mills
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Taki (India)
Taki is a town and a municipality under Hasnabad
Hasnabad
police station of Basirhat
Basirhat
subdivision[3] in North 24 Parganas district
North 24 Parganas district
in the Indian state of West Bengal.Contents1 Geography 2 Culture and education 3 Demographics 4 Healthcare 5 Personalities 6 Gallery 7 References 8 External linksGeography[edit] Taki is located at 22°35′N 88°55′E / 22.59°N 88.92°E / 22.59; 88.92.[4] It has an average elevation of 5 metres (16 feet) at the bank of Ichamati River. Culture and education[edit] There are a Library (Taki District Library) and a college named Taki Government College situated in Taki town. Few renowned schools, Taki Government High School, Taki S. L. Girls High School and Taki Bhabanath High School are there
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Baruipur
Baruipur
Baruipur
is a city and a municipality under Baruipur
Baruipur
police station of South 24 Parganas district
South 24 Parganas district
in the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a neighbourhood in South Kolkata. Baruipur
Baruipur
is a part of the area covered by the Kolkata
Kolkata
Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). It is the headquarters of the Baruipur subdivision
Baruipur subdivision
and also the seat for the Sub-Divisional Court of South 24 Parganas
South 24 Parganas
district
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