Nagar, Murshidabad

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Nagar
Village
Nagar is located in West Bengal
Nagar
Nagar
Location in West Bengal, India
Nagar is located in India
Nagar
Nagar
Nagar (India)
Coordinates: 24°05′23″N 87°59′25″E / 24.08980°N 87.99023°E / 24.08980; 87.99023Coordinates: 24°05′23″N 87°59′25″E / 24.08980°N 87.99023°E / 24.08980; 87.99023
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Murshidabad
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 11,882
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 742157 (Nagar)[1]
Telephone/STD code 03484-xxx
Website murshidabad.gov.in

Nagar is a village in Khargram CD Block in Kandi subdivision of Murshidabad district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is located about 190 km from Kolkata, the state capital.

Demographics[edit]

As per the 2011 Census of India, Nagar had a total population of 11,882, of which 6,198 (52%) were males and 5,684 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,472. The total number of literates in Nagar was 7,096 (68.17% of the population over 6 years).[2]

CD Block HQ[edit]

The headquarters of Khargram CD Block are located at Nagar.[3]

Transport[edit]

SH 7 (Badshahi Road) running from Rajgram (in Birbhum district) to Midnapore (in Paschim Medinipur district) passes through Nagar.[4]

Nagar has 24×7 bus service form local bus stand. Many local and Government buses stop at Nagar bus stand. NBSTC, SBSTC buses are going to Siliguri, Maldah, Kolkata, Digha, Kharagpur, Burdhaman, Durgapur, Asansol etc. daily.

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • Nagar College was eatblished in 1998 at Nagar. Affliated to the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Arabic, philosophy, political science, history, geography and mathematics.[5]
  • Khargram College Of Education
  • Syed Muztoba Ali College Of Education

High schools[edit]

  • Nagar A.M. High School
  • Margram High School
  • Bongodighi High School
  • Parulia High School
  • Sherpur High School
  • Kanduri High School
  • Purapara High School
  • Durgapur High School
  • Joypur High School
  • Indrani High School
  • Saundi High School

Madrasas[edit]

  • Nagar Al-Qurania High Madrasha
  • Margram High Madrasha.

Tourism[edit]

Nagar Jame Masjid it is one of the largest mosque in Murshidabad. It have two minar which covered by marble. Nagar Fair arranged every year on 5 January in the fair ground which is located near Nagar Dighi, for Data Pir.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.indiamapia.com/Murshidabad/Nagar.html
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook: Murshidabad, Series 20 Part XII A" (PDF). Map of Murshidabad with CD Block HQs and Police Stations (on the fourth page). Directorate of Census Operations, West Bengal, 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2017. 
  4. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "Nagar College". NC. Retrieved 12 September 2017.