Jiaganj Azimganj is a town and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. In spite of living different religious of people, they do not forget that they are the sons of our India. [6], Gram panchayats in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block/ panchayat samiti are: Bahadurpur, Dahapara, Dangapara, Kapasdanga, Mukundabagh, Nutungram, Prosadpur and Tentulia. Bell metal and Brass utensils are manufactured in large quantities at Khagra, Berhampore, Kandi and Jangipur. Originally they came from Kanauj (U.P) at the time of King Ballal Sen/ Laxman Sen. 2) As of 2001 India census[3], Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. One is connecting Sealdah to Jiaganj through Lalgola branch line and another Howrah to Azimganj through Barharwa–Azimganj–Katwa loop. At present, Dhar family in Bhattapara is famous for their social work and education. In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. [4], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has an area of 192.13 km2. The WHO guideline for arsenic in drinking water is 10 mg/ litre, and the Indian Standard value is 50 mg/ litre. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. The temple is dedicated to Lord Parshvanatha, the twenty-third Jain Tirthankara . The Jiaganj-Azimganj city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. While the proportion of Muslim population in the district increased from 61.40% in 1991 to 63.67% in 2001, the proportion of Hindu population declined from 38.39% in 1991 to 35.92% in 2001. The Ganges/Padma and the Bhagirathi form the two equal sides; the Jalangi forms the entire base; other offshoots of the Ganges meander within the area. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. Scheduled Castes numbered 40,442 (17.24%) and Scheduled Tribes numbered 12,326 (5.25%). The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). 100% villages have power supply and drinking water supply. Jiaganj-Azimganj Pictures There are two railway stations Azimganj city and Azimganj junction. "Pathar Bari" temple of Goddess Durga is situated near the bank of the river Bhagirathi at Bhattapara is their ancient architecture. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has Jiaganj Rural Hospital at Jiaganj (with 30 beds), Azimganj Primary Health Centre (with 15 beds), Dangapra PHC at Hasanpur (with 4 beds) and Lalkuthi PHC at Dahapara (with 4 beds). Jiaganj and Azimganj - the two towns located municipalities. 115 villages (90.55%) have telephones (including landlines, public call offices and mobile phones). On October 8, primary school teacher Prakash Pal (35), his pregnant wife Beauty Pal (28) and their son Angan (6) were killed with sharp weapons inside their house in Jiaganj-Azimganj municipality. Most of their buildings are now dilapidated and abandoned condition. The old and historic city of Nawab period is situated near Azimganj city railway station. Attracted by the promise of trade and banking several families, especially Jains settled here, many Jain temples on both banks of the river of standing tall till date are the witnesses for the same. Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 24.244104, 88.268021. [9] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent. There are two parallel railway links on both the sides of river Bhagirathi. Because of the abundance of silk, muslin, ivory and rich agricultural yield the entire area had become the centre of vigorous economic activities during the nineteenth century Bengal. Jiaganj is a large town in West Bengal, with the number of residents close to 45,000 people. Jiaganj railway station is an Indian railway station of the Lalgola Ranaghat Sealdah branch lines in the Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. In 1863, the Indian Branch Railway Company, a private company opened the Nalhati - Azimganj branch line The 27 kilometres Others numbered 2,043 and formed 0.87% of the population. The main marketplace in Jiaganj (e.g. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. They built Shri Sumatinath Temple in Azimganj. Durgapada Singha, Shyamsundar Singha Choudhury, Anil Singha, Umapada Ghosh, Ashit Ghosh, Kalinarayan Singha are few of them. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. [21], In 2013-14, the total area irrigated in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 9,889 hectares, out of which 150 hectares were irrigated with canal water, 2,500 hectares with tank water, 959 hectares with river lift irrigation, 920 hectares by deep tube well, 320 hectares with shallow tube well and 5,040 hectares by other means. There are three distinct categories in this industry, namely (i) Mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing (ii) Peeling of raw silk (iii) Weaving of silk fabrics. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, history, philosophy, political science, economics, physics, chemistry, mathematics and botany, and post graduation in Bengali. Tracing its roots back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the areas of Azimganj–Jiaganj–Murshidabad today form a cluster of 13 active Jain Svetambara temples which by Jain religious standards entitles the location of the temples to be called a tirtha (pilgrimage site). Jain temples There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath, [7] [8] Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose visited Kartik Bari before independence (before 1947). Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. It shifted to its present premises in 1972. Land in excess of land ceiling was acquired and distributed amongst the peasants. [5] Headquarters of this CD Block is at Murshidabad. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)", "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. All but one of the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district have arsenic contamination above the WHO level, all but two of the blocks have arsenic concentration above the Indian Standard value and 17 blocks have arsenic concentration above 300 mg/litre. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(… serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. [23] Following land reforms land ownership pattern has undergone transformation. The proportion of Muslims in the population of Murshidabad district in 1951 was 55.24%. Bikki Khela Ghar, Anjali Villa, an ancient Shiva temple etc are located here. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Find all the transport options for your trip from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya right here. The twin towns of Jiaganj and Azimganj were important trade centre during the Subah reign in Bengal, considered as the ‘Baranasi of Bengal’ during the period of Rani Bhabani, a renowned landlord of Bengal. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj II CD Block had 130 fertiliser depots, 3 seed stores and 41 fair price shops in 2013-14. [28], Baharampur-Lalgola Road and Rabindra Sarani-Siraj-ud-daulah Road pass through this block. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. [24], Ivory carving is an important cottage industry from the era of the Nawabs. Important train that originates from Azimganj Junction railway station : Apart from this through road links, Jiaganj is connected to adjacent townships like Lalbagh (Murshidabad), Berhampore, Lalgola, Bhagabangola. Jiaganj 1. Various religions of people came in our Azimganj and live here by loving the atmosphere and environment of our Azimganj. [3], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block is bounded by Bhagawangola I and Bhagawangola II CD Blocks in the north, Raninagar I CD Block in the east, Berhampore CD Block in the south and Nabagram CD Block in the west. In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block while the proportion of Muslims increased marginally from 52.27% in 1991 to 52.81% in 2001, the proportion of Hindus declined marginally from 46.92% in 1991 to 46.03% in 2001. After that Rabi Sankar Bhatta of traditional member of Bhatta family of Bhattapara gifted his landed property in favour of Jiaganj S.N.Girls' High School for the extension of the construction of Higher Secondary Buildings. In 2013-14, persons engaged in agriculture in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block could be classified as follows: bargadars 3,766 (4.90%), patta (document) holders 5,690 (7.40%), small farmers (possessing land between 1 and 2 hectares) 4,040 (5.25%), marginal farmers (possessing land up to 1 hectare) 26,585 (34.57%) and agricultural labourers 36,829 (47.89%). The most famous Indian Sari, … [17][18] The Radcliffe Line had placed Muslim majority Murshidabad in India and the Hindu majority Khulna in Pakistan, in order to maintain the integrity of the Ganges river system In India. [11], Chintamani Parshvanath Jain temple in Azimganj, The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)", "Jiaganj College of Engineering and Technology", "Panoramio - Photo of Sri Sambhavnath Jain Temple, Azimganj", "Panoramio - Photo of Sumatinath Jain Temple, Azimganj", Official site of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality, Personal website of Jiaganj Azimganj Murshidabad Town, DEBIPUR M. G. D. 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[21], The Ranaghat-Lalgola branch line was opened in 1905. Jhunu Bhatta was the Ex-Head mistress for more than 37 years of this school also a daughter-in-law of the Bhatta Family. Most prominent of them is Manmothonath Saha and Sripath Sing. 99% of ivory craft production is exported. Debipur a small neighbourhood situated on the banks of Bhāgirathi-Hooghly river,traditionally known as 'Ganga'. [10], The decadal growth of population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2001-2011 was 17.13%. It had 29 family welfare subcentres. It is liable to be flooded by the spill of the Bhagirathi and other rivers. [22], Persons engaged in agriculturein Murshidabd-Jiaganj CD Block, From 1977 onwards major land reforms took place in West Bengal. It is a locality in jiaganj near the Bhagirathi river. Bhattapara is a locality at Jiaganj town named after Bhattacharyas, who used to live here (more than 350 years) from the earlier time of Nawab Murshid Kuli Khan (Subedar of Bengal) of Murshidabad and the next generations of Bhatta family have been living still now at Bhattapara. [8], See also – List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, In the 2001 census, Bengali was mother tongue of 98.3% of the population in Murshidabad district, followed by Santhali 0.8%, Hindi 0.4%, Telugu 0.2% and Urdu 0.1%. Beedi making has flourished in the Jangipur subdivision. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. [13][14], Murshidabad district had 4,707,573 Muslims who formed 66.27% of the population, 2,359,061 Hindus who formed 33.21% of the population, and 37, 173 persons belonging to other religions who formed 0.52% of the population, in the 2011 census. Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had 2 technical/ professional institutions with 194 students and 415 institutions for special and non-formal education with 18,231 students. [8], As per the 2011 census, the total number of literates in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 142,137 (69.12% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 77,495 (72.82% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 64,642 (65.16% of the female population over 6 years). [21], In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block, amongst the 127 inhabited villages, 26 villages did not have a school, the highest amongst all CD Blocks in the district, 34 villages have more than 1 primary school, 28 villages have at least 1 primary and 1 middle school and 20 villages had at least 1 middle and 1 secondary school. [30], In 2014, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had 2 primary health centres, 1 Government of India/ central PSU medical unit and 1 private nursing home with total 8 beds and 3 doctors (excluding private bodies). 57 villages (44.88%) have a pucca approach road and 54 villages (44.52%) have transport communication (includes bus service, rail facility and navigable waterways). 96,835 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of the CD Block. [11], Large villages in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block were (2011 population figure in brackets): Sanyasidanga (6,891), Talgachi (10,435), Chunakhali (5,599), Khanpur (7,118), Kapasdanda (5,154), Gudhia (9,660), Tentulia (7,576), Dharmmapur (5,319), Hasenpur (8,093) and Dangapara (4,900). [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. Nahar family also founded Kumar Singh Hall with a temple, community hall, library and museum in Kolkata near their residence at Indian mirror street. The station is situated at Jiaganj in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. 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Aia Vs Prudential, Galatoire's New Orleans Restaurant, Lani Dixon Farm, Club Mahindra Kanha Price, Paradise Lost Online, Diamond Pinky Ring Band, Hell House Llc 3 Plot Explained, Convert Arraylist To Array Of Ints, Cheriyal Scroll Painting Which District, Dunn Middle School Principal, "> Jiaganj Azimganj is a town and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. In spite of living different religious of people, they do not forget that they are the sons of our India. [6], Gram panchayats in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block/ panchayat samiti are: Bahadurpur, Dahapara, Dangapara, Kapasdanga, Mukundabagh, Nutungram, Prosadpur and Tentulia. Bell metal and Brass utensils are manufactured in large quantities at Khagra, Berhampore, Kandi and Jangipur. Originally they came from Kanauj (U.P) at the time of King Ballal Sen/ Laxman Sen. 2) As of 2001 India census[3], Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. One is connecting Sealdah to Jiaganj through Lalgola branch line and another Howrah to Azimganj through Barharwa–Azimganj–Katwa loop. At present, Dhar family in Bhattapara is famous for their social work and education. In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. [4], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has an area of 192.13 km2. The WHO guideline for arsenic in drinking water is 10 mg/ litre, and the Indian Standard value is 50 mg/ litre. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. The temple is dedicated to Lord Parshvanatha, the twenty-third Jain Tirthankara . The Jiaganj-Azimganj city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. While the proportion of Muslim population in the district increased from 61.40% in 1991 to 63.67% in 2001, the proportion of Hindu population declined from 38.39% in 1991 to 35.92% in 2001. The Ganges/Padma and the Bhagirathi form the two equal sides; the Jalangi forms the entire base; other offshoots of the Ganges meander within the area. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. Scheduled Castes numbered 40,442 (17.24%) and Scheduled Tribes numbered 12,326 (5.25%). The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). 100% villages have power supply and drinking water supply. Jiaganj-Azimganj Pictures There are two railway stations Azimganj city and Azimganj junction. "Pathar Bari" temple of Goddess Durga is situated near the bank of the river Bhagirathi at Bhattapara is their ancient architecture. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has Jiaganj Rural Hospital at Jiaganj (with 30 beds), Azimganj Primary Health Centre (with 15 beds), Dangapra PHC at Hasanpur (with 4 beds) and Lalkuthi PHC at Dahapara (with 4 beds). Jiaganj and Azimganj - the two towns located municipalities. 115 villages (90.55%) have telephones (including landlines, public call offices and mobile phones). On October 8, primary school teacher Prakash Pal (35), his pregnant wife Beauty Pal (28) and their son Angan (6) were killed with sharp weapons inside their house in Jiaganj-Azimganj municipality. Most of their buildings are now dilapidated and abandoned condition. The old and historic city of Nawab period is situated near Azimganj city railway station. Attracted by the promise of trade and banking several families, especially Jains settled here, many Jain temples on both banks of the river of standing tall till date are the witnesses for the same. Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 24.244104, 88.268021. [9] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent. There are two parallel railway links on both the sides of river Bhagirathi. Because of the abundance of silk, muslin, ivory and rich agricultural yield the entire area had become the centre of vigorous economic activities during the nineteenth century Bengal. Jiaganj is a large town in West Bengal, with the number of residents close to 45,000 people. Jiaganj railway station is an Indian railway station of the Lalgola Ranaghat Sealdah branch lines in the Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. In 1863, the Indian Branch Railway Company, a private company opened the Nalhati - Azimganj branch line The 27 kilometres Others numbered 2,043 and formed 0.87% of the population. The main marketplace in Jiaganj (e.g. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. They built Shri Sumatinath Temple in Azimganj. Durgapada Singha, Shyamsundar Singha Choudhury, Anil Singha, Umapada Ghosh, Ashit Ghosh, Kalinarayan Singha are few of them. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. [21], In 2013-14, the total area irrigated in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 9,889 hectares, out of which 150 hectares were irrigated with canal water, 2,500 hectares with tank water, 959 hectares with river lift irrigation, 920 hectares by deep tube well, 320 hectares with shallow tube well and 5,040 hectares by other means. There are three distinct categories in this industry, namely (i) Mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing (ii) Peeling of raw silk (iii) Weaving of silk fabrics. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, history, philosophy, political science, economics, physics, chemistry, mathematics and botany, and post graduation in Bengali. Tracing its roots back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the areas of Azimganj–Jiaganj–Murshidabad today form a cluster of 13 active Jain Svetambara temples which by Jain religious standards entitles the location of the temples to be called a tirtha (pilgrimage site). Jain temples There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath, [7] [8] Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose visited Kartik Bari before independence (before 1947). Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. It shifted to its present premises in 1972. Land in excess of land ceiling was acquired and distributed amongst the peasants. [5] Headquarters of this CD Block is at Murshidabad. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)", "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. All but one of the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district have arsenic contamination above the WHO level, all but two of the blocks have arsenic concentration above the Indian Standard value and 17 blocks have arsenic concentration above 300 mg/litre. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(… serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. [23] Following land reforms land ownership pattern has undergone transformation. The proportion of Muslims in the population of Murshidabad district in 1951 was 55.24%. Bikki Khela Ghar, Anjali Villa, an ancient Shiva temple etc are located here. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Find all the transport options for your trip from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya right here. The twin towns of Jiaganj and Azimganj were important trade centre during the Subah reign in Bengal, considered as the ‘Baranasi of Bengal’ during the period of Rani Bhabani, a renowned landlord of Bengal. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj II CD Block had 130 fertiliser depots, 3 seed stores and 41 fair price shops in 2013-14. [28], Baharampur-Lalgola Road and Rabindra Sarani-Siraj-ud-daulah Road pass through this block. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. [24], Ivory carving is an important cottage industry from the era of the Nawabs. Important train that originates from Azimganj Junction railway station : Apart from this through road links, Jiaganj is connected to adjacent townships like Lalbagh (Murshidabad), Berhampore, Lalgola, Bhagabangola. Jiaganj 1. Various religions of people came in our Azimganj and live here by loving the atmosphere and environment of our Azimganj. [3], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block is bounded by Bhagawangola I and Bhagawangola II CD Blocks in the north, Raninagar I CD Block in the east, Berhampore CD Block in the south and Nabagram CD Block in the west. In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block while the proportion of Muslims increased marginally from 52.27% in 1991 to 52.81% in 2001, the proportion of Hindus declined marginally from 46.92% in 1991 to 46.03% in 2001. After that Rabi Sankar Bhatta of traditional member of Bhatta family of Bhattapara gifted his landed property in favour of Jiaganj S.N.Girls' High School for the extension of the construction of Higher Secondary Buildings. In 2013-14, persons engaged in agriculture in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block could be classified as follows: bargadars 3,766 (4.90%), patta (document) holders 5,690 (7.40%), small farmers (possessing land between 1 and 2 hectares) 4,040 (5.25%), marginal farmers (possessing land up to 1 hectare) 26,585 (34.57%) and agricultural labourers 36,829 (47.89%). The most famous Indian Sari, … [17][18] The Radcliffe Line had placed Muslim majority Murshidabad in India and the Hindu majority Khulna in Pakistan, in order to maintain the integrity of the Ganges river system In India. [11], Chintamani Parshvanath Jain temple in Azimganj, The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)", "Jiaganj College of Engineering and Technology", "Panoramio - Photo of Sri Sambhavnath Jain Temple, Azimganj", "Panoramio - Photo of Sumatinath Jain Temple, Azimganj", Official site of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality, Personal website of Jiaganj Azimganj Murshidabad Town, DEBIPUR M. G. D. HIGH SCHOOL JIAGANJ-AZIMGANJ (M), River bank erosion along the Ganges in Malda and Murshidabad districts, Government College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Berhampore, Cities, towns and locations in Murshidabad district, List of cities in West Bengal by population, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jiaganj_Azimganj&oldid=998659992, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Wikipedia references cleanup from March 2014, Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from March 2014, All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2001, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from March 2014, Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from March 2014, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 12:30. [21], Murshidabad is famous for its silk industry since the Middle Ages. [21], The Ranaghat-Lalgola branch line was opened in 1905. Jhunu Bhatta was the Ex-Head mistress for more than 37 years of this school also a daughter-in-law of the Bhatta Family. Most prominent of them is Manmothonath Saha and Sripath Sing. 99% of ivory craft production is exported. Debipur a small neighbourhood situated on the banks of Bhāgirathi-Hooghly river,traditionally known as 'Ganga'. [10], The decadal growth of population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2001-2011 was 17.13%. It had 29 family welfare subcentres. It is liable to be flooded by the spill of the Bhagirathi and other rivers. [22], Persons engaged in agriculturein Murshidabd-Jiaganj CD Block, From 1977 onwards major land reforms took place in West Bengal. It is a locality in jiaganj near the Bhagirathi river. Bhattapara is a locality at Jiaganj town named after Bhattacharyas, who used to live here (more than 350 years) from the earlier time of Nawab Murshid Kuli Khan (Subedar of Bengal) of Murshidabad and the next generations of Bhatta family have been living still now at Bhattapara. [8], See also – List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, In the 2001 census, Bengali was mother tongue of 98.3% of the population in Murshidabad district, followed by Santhali 0.8%, Hindi 0.4%, Telugu 0.2% and Urdu 0.1%. Beedi making has flourished in the Jangipur subdivision. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. [13][14], Murshidabad district had 4,707,573 Muslims who formed 66.27% of the population, 2,359,061 Hindus who formed 33.21% of the population, and 37, 173 persons belonging to other religions who formed 0.52% of the population, in the 2011 census. Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had 2 technical/ professional institutions with 194 students and 415 institutions for special and non-formal education with 18,231 students. [8], As per the 2011 census, the total number of literates in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 142,137 (69.12% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 77,495 (72.82% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 64,642 (65.16% of the female population over 6 years). [21], In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block, amongst the 127 inhabited villages, 26 villages did not have a school, the highest amongst all CD Blocks in the district, 34 villages have more than 1 primary school, 28 villages have at least 1 primary and 1 middle school and 20 villages had at least 1 middle and 1 secondary school. [30], In 2014, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had 2 primary health centres, 1 Government of India/ central PSU medical unit and 1 private nursing home with total 8 beds and 3 doctors (excluding private bodies). 57 villages (44.88%) have a pucca approach road and 54 villages (44.52%) have transport communication (includes bus service, rail facility and navigable waterways). 96,835 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of the CD Block. [11], Large villages in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block were (2011 population figure in brackets): Sanyasidanga (6,891), Talgachi (10,435), Chunakhali (5,599), Khanpur (7,118), Kapasdanda (5,154), Gudhia (9,660), Tentulia (7,576), Dharmmapur (5,319), Hasenpur (8,093) and Dangapara (4,900). [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. Nahar family also founded Kumar Singh Hall with a temple, community hall, library and museum in Kolkata near their residence at Indian mirror street. The station is situated at Jiaganj in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. 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Create New Account. Driven by religion, she planned to build a Varanasi in Bengal. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. The descendants of the said Bhattacharyas are commonly known as their glorious title "Bhatta" and they have been using the title as surname. The population below 6 years was 28,993. Related Pages. They were also Hindu Paschatya Vaidic Brahmins. From the British reign, most famous personalities came to the post of Chairman and had their greatest activity for the development of this Municipality. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. [19], As per the Human Development Report 2004 for West Bengal, the rural poverty ratio in Murshidabad district was 46.12%. There was also a famous house named "Kartik Bari" where taxes was used to be collected when Manmothonath Saha was a landlord (up to 1965). The municipalities are: Murshidabad and Jiaganj Azimganj. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. Jiaganj Azimganj Pictures. Jiaganj-Azimganj is a Municipality city in district of Murshidabad, West Bengal. Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … Jiaganj Azimganj is a twin town where the Jain culture flourished, gets its name from the two towns on opposite sides of the Baghirathi River, Jiaganj (Ziaganj) on the left bank and Azimganj on the right bank.Jiaganj's historical name is 'Baluchor'. Jiaganj Azimganj is a city and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Jiaganj is located at 24°14′N 88°16′E / 24.23°N 88.27°E / 24.23; 88.27, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block lies in the Ganges-Bhagirathi Basin, which is a long and narrow river valley. Shree Shambhabnath Ji, 2. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(3) of the West Bengal Municipal Act, 1993. [20], In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2011, amongst the class of total workers, cultivators numbered 15,450 and formed 18.06%, agricultural labourers numbered 36,829 and formed 43.06%, household industry workers numbered 5,127 and formed 5.99% and other workers numbered 28,124 and formed 32.88%. Distance between Sealdah and Jiaganj is 235 km. Thereafter next Sevayet (Priest) of Amaipara Kalibari, Jiaganj is Shrish Bhattacharya S/o Kailash Bhattacharya and Rampada's grand son-in-law Mahendra Nath Bhattacharya founded Lord Shiva Temple (More than 100 Years old) situated at Bhattapara. Demographics India census, Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. Things to do near Jiaganj Station on Tripadvisor: See 320 reviews and 1,057 candid photos of things to do near Jiaganj Station in Murshidabad, West Bengal. Every year a puja of Lord Kartik (another Hindu God) was used to be held there in "Kartik Bari". Sripat Singh College was established in 1949 at Jiaganj. The Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality has population of 51,790 of which 26,150 are males while 25,640 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. [8], As per 2001 census, Murshidabad-Jiaganj block has a total population of 199,261, out of which 103,421 were males and 96,200 were females. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. or. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. Jiaganj আমার শহর. The Svetambara Jain zemindar of Jiaganj, Sripat Singh Dugar, gifted the palatial out-house of his palace and a handsome sum in cash for the college. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality was established in 1896. The gender disparity (the difference between female and male literacy rates) was 7.66%. The main areas where this industry has flourished are Khagra and Jiaganj. [21], There are 127 inhabited villages in Murshidabad-Jiaganaj CD Block. The title Bhatta was given by the Nawab of Murshidabad. Organization. Jiaganj, West Bengal, India. Geography Jiaganj Azimganj gets its name from the two towns on opposite sides of the Baghirathi River, Jiaganj (Ziaganj) on the left bank and Azimganj on the right bank. It is around these tirthas that a lesser-known Jain visual culture developed, influencing the evolution of … In Bhattapara was residence of several landlords from British India. Azimganj is situated at the west bank of river Bhagirathi. A gigantic sweet (Chomchom) was made in his honour. Others numbered 2,043 and formed 0.87% of the population. Prominent author S.K.Roy has written a lot about Bhattapara and Jiaganj in his books. Begamganj is a very old locality in Jiaganj. Important train that goes through Jiaganj railway station : Jiaganj and Azimganj are connected by boat service managed by local municipality on river Bhagirathi. Jiaganj Azimganj has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 62%. [21], In 2013-14, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block produced 671 tonnes of Aman paddy, the main winter crop from 307 hectares, 5,431 tonnes of Boro paddy (spring crop) from 1,691 hectares, 141 tonnes of Aus paddy (summer crop) from 75 hectares, 8,930 tonnes of wheat from 3,985 hectares, 31 tonnes of maize from 12 hectares, 91,177 tonnes of jute from 7,991 hectares and 9,499 tonnes of potatoes from 495 hectares. Definitions of Jiaganj_Azimganj, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Jiaganj_Azimganj, analogical dictionary of Jiaganj_Azimganj (English) Shree Bimalnath Ji, 4. These people played a very vital role in the famous Nashhipure incident. Also a temple of Lord Krishna (ThakurBari) made by Manmothonath Saha. [1][2], The Bagri or the eastern part of the district is a low lying alluvial plain with the shape of an isosceles triangle. Map of Jiaganj Azimganj village in Null Tehsil, Murshidabad, West Bengal. Notable personalities: Well-known playback singer Arijit Singh, famous proponent and guru of Kirtan style of devotional music, Hari Makhan Das and his disciple Radharani Devi, who was also a noted film-actress of 1930s-40s, a contemporary co-actress of Kanan Bala. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). Debipur constitutes the ward number 8 of Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality.It consists of Debipur Mahanta Ganapati Das High School and Debipur Sub-Post office.[3]. Jiagnj Rural Hospital functions with 30 beds at Jiaganj and Azimganj Primary Health Centre at Azimganj functions with 15 beds. As early as the eighteenth century, prosperous Svetambara Jain merchants, traders and financers settled in the Murshidabad–Azimganj–Jiaganj area fulfilled their religious obligation of charity and public service to the temples by donating and dedicating sacred texts of handwritten manuscripts and books creating a depository of the temple bhandar that still exists, currently concentrated in only one of the … See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->Jiaganj Azimganj is a town and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. In spite of living different religious of people, they do not forget that they are the sons of our India. [6], Gram panchayats in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block/ panchayat samiti are: Bahadurpur, Dahapara, Dangapara, Kapasdanga, Mukundabagh, Nutungram, Prosadpur and Tentulia. Bell metal and Brass utensils are manufactured in large quantities at Khagra, Berhampore, Kandi and Jangipur. Originally they came from Kanauj (U.P) at the time of King Ballal Sen/ Laxman Sen. 2) As of 2001 India census[3], Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. One is connecting Sealdah to Jiaganj through Lalgola branch line and another Howrah to Azimganj through Barharwa–Azimganj–Katwa loop. At present, Dhar family in Bhattapara is famous for their social work and education. In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. [4], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has an area of 192.13 km2. The WHO guideline for arsenic in drinking water is 10 mg/ litre, and the Indian Standard value is 50 mg/ litre. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. The temple is dedicated to Lord Parshvanatha, the twenty-third Jain Tirthankara . The Jiaganj-Azimganj city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. While the proportion of Muslim population in the district increased from 61.40% in 1991 to 63.67% in 2001, the proportion of Hindu population declined from 38.39% in 1991 to 35.92% in 2001. The Ganges/Padma and the Bhagirathi form the two equal sides; the Jalangi forms the entire base; other offshoots of the Ganges meander within the area. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. Scheduled Castes numbered 40,442 (17.24%) and Scheduled Tribes numbered 12,326 (5.25%). The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). 100% villages have power supply and drinking water supply. Jiaganj-Azimganj Pictures There are two railway stations Azimganj city and Azimganj junction. "Pathar Bari" temple of Goddess Durga is situated near the bank of the river Bhagirathi at Bhattapara is their ancient architecture. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has Jiaganj Rural Hospital at Jiaganj (with 30 beds), Azimganj Primary Health Centre (with 15 beds), Dangapra PHC at Hasanpur (with 4 beds) and Lalkuthi PHC at Dahapara (with 4 beds). Jiaganj and Azimganj - the two towns located municipalities. 115 villages (90.55%) have telephones (including landlines, public call offices and mobile phones). On October 8, primary school teacher Prakash Pal (35), his pregnant wife Beauty Pal (28) and their son Angan (6) were killed with sharp weapons inside their house in Jiaganj-Azimganj municipality. Most of their buildings are now dilapidated and abandoned condition. The old and historic city of Nawab period is situated near Azimganj city railway station. Attracted by the promise of trade and banking several families, especially Jains settled here, many Jain temples on both banks of the river of standing tall till date are the witnesses for the same. Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 24.244104, 88.268021. [9] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent. There are two parallel railway links on both the sides of river Bhagirathi. Because of the abundance of silk, muslin, ivory and rich agricultural yield the entire area had become the centre of vigorous economic activities during the nineteenth century Bengal. Jiaganj is a large town in West Bengal, with the number of residents close to 45,000 people. Jiaganj railway station is an Indian railway station of the Lalgola Ranaghat Sealdah branch lines in the Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. In 1863, the Indian Branch Railway Company, a private company opened the Nalhati - Azimganj branch line The 27 kilometres Others numbered 2,043 and formed 0.87% of the population. The main marketplace in Jiaganj (e.g. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. They built Shri Sumatinath Temple in Azimganj. Durgapada Singha, Shyamsundar Singha Choudhury, Anil Singha, Umapada Ghosh, Ashit Ghosh, Kalinarayan Singha are few of them. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. [21], In 2013-14, the total area irrigated in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 9,889 hectares, out of which 150 hectares were irrigated with canal water, 2,500 hectares with tank water, 959 hectares with river lift irrigation, 920 hectares by deep tube well, 320 hectares with shallow tube well and 5,040 hectares by other means. There are three distinct categories in this industry, namely (i) Mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing (ii) Peeling of raw silk (iii) Weaving of silk fabrics. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, history, philosophy, political science, economics, physics, chemistry, mathematics and botany, and post graduation in Bengali. Tracing its roots back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the areas of Azimganj–Jiaganj–Murshidabad today form a cluster of 13 active Jain Svetambara temples which by Jain religious standards entitles the location of the temples to be called a tirtha (pilgrimage site). Jain temples There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath, [7] [8] Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose visited Kartik Bari before independence (before 1947). Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. It shifted to its present premises in 1972. Land in excess of land ceiling was acquired and distributed amongst the peasants. [5] Headquarters of this CD Block is at Murshidabad. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)", "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. All but one of the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district have arsenic contamination above the WHO level, all but two of the blocks have arsenic concentration above the Indian Standard value and 17 blocks have arsenic concentration above 300 mg/litre. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(… serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. [23] Following land reforms land ownership pattern has undergone transformation. The proportion of Muslims in the population of Murshidabad district in 1951 was 55.24%. Bikki Khela Ghar, Anjali Villa, an ancient Shiva temple etc are located here. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Find all the transport options for your trip from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya right here. The twin towns of Jiaganj and Azimganj were important trade centre during the Subah reign in Bengal, considered as the ‘Baranasi of Bengal’ during the period of Rani Bhabani, a renowned landlord of Bengal. Decadal growth for the district was 23.70 per cent. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj II CD Block had 130 fertiliser depots, 3 seed stores and 41 fair price shops in 2013-14. [28], Baharampur-Lalgola Road and Rabindra Sarani-Siraj-ud-daulah Road pass through this block. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. [24], Ivory carving is an important cottage industry from the era of the Nawabs. Important train that originates from Azimganj Junction railway station : Apart from this through road links, Jiaganj is connected to adjacent townships like Lalbagh (Murshidabad), Berhampore, Lalgola, Bhagabangola. Jiaganj 1. Various religions of people came in our Azimganj and live here by loving the atmosphere and environment of our Azimganj. [3], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block is bounded by Bhagawangola I and Bhagawangola II CD Blocks in the north, Raninagar I CD Block in the east, Berhampore CD Block in the south and Nabagram CD Block in the west. In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block while the proportion of Muslims increased marginally from 52.27% in 1991 to 52.81% in 2001, the proportion of Hindus declined marginally from 46.92% in 1991 to 46.03% in 2001. After that Rabi Sankar Bhatta of traditional member of Bhatta family of Bhattapara gifted his landed property in favour of Jiaganj S.N.Girls' High School for the extension of the construction of Higher Secondary Buildings. In 2013-14, persons engaged in agriculture in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block could be classified as follows: bargadars 3,766 (4.90%), patta (document) holders 5,690 (7.40%), small farmers (possessing land between 1 and 2 hectares) 4,040 (5.25%), marginal farmers (possessing land up to 1 hectare) 26,585 (34.57%) and agricultural labourers 36,829 (47.89%). The most famous Indian Sari, … [17][18] The Radcliffe Line had placed Muslim majority Murshidabad in India and the Hindu majority Khulna in Pakistan, in order to maintain the integrity of the Ganges river system In India. [11], Chintamani Parshvanath Jain temple in Azimganj, The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)", "Jiaganj College of Engineering and Technology", "Panoramio - Photo of Sri Sambhavnath Jain Temple, Azimganj", "Panoramio - Photo of Sumatinath Jain Temple, Azimganj", Official site of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality, Personal website of Jiaganj Azimganj Murshidabad Town, DEBIPUR M. G. D. 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[21], The Ranaghat-Lalgola branch line was opened in 1905. Jhunu Bhatta was the Ex-Head mistress for more than 37 years of this school also a daughter-in-law of the Bhatta Family. Most prominent of them is Manmothonath Saha and Sripath Sing. 99% of ivory craft production is exported. Debipur a small neighbourhood situated on the banks of Bhāgirathi-Hooghly river,traditionally known as 'Ganga'. [10], The decadal growth of population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2001-2011 was 17.13%. It had 29 family welfare subcentres. It is liable to be flooded by the spill of the Bhagirathi and other rivers. [22], Persons engaged in agriculturein Murshidabd-Jiaganj CD Block, From 1977 onwards major land reforms took place in West Bengal. It is a locality in jiaganj near the Bhagirathi river. Bhattapara is a locality at Jiaganj town named after Bhattacharyas, who used to live here (more than 350 years) from the earlier time of Nawab Murshid Kuli Khan (Subedar of Bengal) of Murshidabad and the next generations of Bhatta family have been living still now at Bhattapara. [8], See also – List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, In the 2001 census, Bengali was mother tongue of 98.3% of the population in Murshidabad district, followed by Santhali 0.8%, Hindi 0.4%, Telugu 0.2% and Urdu 0.1%. Beedi making has flourished in the Jangipur subdivision. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. [13][14], Murshidabad district had 4,707,573 Muslims who formed 66.27% of the population, 2,359,061 Hindus who formed 33.21% of the population, and 37, 173 persons belonging to other religions who formed 0.52% of the population, in the 2011 census. Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had 2 technical/ professional institutions with 194 students and 415 institutions for special and non-formal education with 18,231 students. [8], As per the 2011 census, the total number of literates in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 142,137 (69.12% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 77,495 (72.82% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 64,642 (65.16% of the female population over 6 years). [21], In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block, amongst the 127 inhabited villages, 26 villages did not have a school, the highest amongst all CD Blocks in the district, 34 villages have more than 1 primary school, 28 villages have at least 1 primary and 1 middle school and 20 villages had at least 1 middle and 1 secondary school. [30], In 2014, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had 2 primary health centres, 1 Government of India/ central PSU medical unit and 1 private nursing home with total 8 beds and 3 doctors (excluding private bodies). 57 villages (44.88%) have a pucca approach road and 54 villages (44.52%) have transport communication (includes bus service, rail facility and navigable waterways). 96,835 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of the CD Block. [11], Large villages in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block were (2011 population figure in brackets): Sanyasidanga (6,891), Talgachi (10,435), Chunakhali (5,599), Khanpur (7,118), Kapasdanda (5,154), Gudhia (9,660), Tentulia (7,576), Dharmmapur (5,319), Hasenpur (8,093) and Dangapara (4,900). [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. Nahar family also founded Kumar Singh Hall with a temple, community hall, library and museum in Kolkata near their residence at Indian mirror street. The station is situated at Jiaganj in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. 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