Wednesday, January 23

Narsingdi District Information


atlas of narsingdi


Narsingdi District, Bangladesh



Narsingdi Means Lion Man. The district is located in the central east region of Bangladesh. It is said that a king named Narasingha once ruled the region. In the early fifteenth century, the ancient king Narasingha established a small town named Narsinghpur in the west bank of the river Brahmaputra. Narsingdi is named after the king, by the passing of age. In the next, the region is included in Maheswardi Parganas. The Landlord of the region was Dewan Esha Kha. It was after the abolition of Zamindari, Narsingdi was included in Narayanganj sub-division as a police station under Dhaka district. In 1977, Narsingdi is promoted as a subdivision of Dhaka district. In January 1984, Narsingdi started its journey as a district under Dhaka Division. The area of Narsingdi district is 1150.14 Sq Km. During the civil movement in 1969, three persons killed and many wounded when police openly fired in a procession against the formerly government of East Pakistan nearby the Hatirdia Bazaar (Monohordi) on 29 December. The Geo position of the district is 23°46 to 24°14' North Latitude and 90°35' to 90°60' East Longitude.

Bordered By: Narsingdi district is bordered by Kishoreganj District to the North, Narayanganj district to the south, Brhamanbaria district to the east and Gazipur district to the west.

Administration: It has 06 Municipality named Madhabdi, Norshingdi, Shibpur, Ghorashal, Roypura and Monohordi and also 06 upazilla nemed Narshingdi, Monohardi, Belabo, Raypur, Shibpur and Polash containing 70 Unions, 598 Mauzas and 1048 Villages.

Population: As per last census final report, The population of Narsingdi is 22,24,944 (Male-11,02,943 and Female- 11,22,001), Sex ratio 98:100. Annual Growth rate is 1.59% and Population density 1934/Sq Km.

Literacy: The Literacy Rate of Narsingdi is 49.60%, (Male- 50.60% and Female- 48.70%). School Attendance rate is 52.40% for 5 to 24 years age group. 

Additional Data: The postal code of Narsingdi is 1600 and NWD code 02. The number of parliament seat in the district is 05 and during liberation war, Narsingdi was under Sector No-03. It is 57 Km away from the Capital city Dhaka by road and 55 Km by rail. 

Rivers: Meghna, Shitalakha, Old Brhamaputra, Arial Kha, Paharia, Haridoa etc.

Agro Products: Banana, Paddy, Jute, pulse, Sugarcane, Oil seeds, Vegetable, Jack fruit, Mango, Papaya, Pineapple, Guava etc.

Remarkable Personalities from Narsingdi District

Birshresta Motiur Rahaman, Samsur Rahaman (Poet), Sundar Ali Gandhi (Politician), Kabiraj Lalitamohon Das, Poet Disdas, Satis Pakrashi (Politician), Kamini Kishor Mallik, Bijoy Chattargy, Harial Acharja (Poet), Moulavi Shekendar Ali, Ahmedul Kabir, Satis Pakrashi, Dr Alauddin Al Azad, Apel Mahmud (Music Composer), Vhai Girish Chandra Sen, Sir K G Gupta (First Bangali ICS),  etc.

monument in narsingdi

 

Tourist Attractions in Narsingdi District

Sonaimore benodon park, Wari-Bateshwar, Dream Holiday Park, Graveyard of Shaheed Asad (Hero of 1969), Sonaimuri Tek, Ashrfpur Mosque, Belab Bazar Mosque, Home of Vhai Girish Chandra Sen, Shah Irani Mazar, Ghorashal Fertilizer Factory, Asham Rajar Garh etc.


6 comments:

Sultan Mamud Ahmed said...

amar narsingdi jawa anekh issa?? narsingdi valo ekta tourism bolo to plz ami india thike ??

Md. Hanif Ahamad said...

Narsingdi is birthplace of Biplabi Trailokay Chakraborty (popularly known as Trailokay Maharaj. He was a student of Satirpara K.K. Institution. Founder of India's first electric Lamp (named Bengal Lamp) factory was Mr. Roy from Satirpara, Narsingdi. Sunilbaran Ray, former student of Satirpara K.K. Institution was an ICS, Governor of Chandannagore, Home Secretary when Joyti Basu was Chief Minister of West Benagl. His birth place is at Satirpara. Mathematician Narayan Ch Ghosh, who defined the word Folk Mathematic, was born at Ghosh Para (Satirapara), Narsingdi. He has done notable discovery of turbulent flow phenomena of cyclone, tsunami etc.

Md. Hanif Ahamad said...

Narsingdi is birthplace of Biplabi Trailokay Chakraborty (popularly known as Trailokay Maharaj. He was a student of Satirpara K.K. Institution. Founder of India's first electric Lamp (named Bengal Lamp) factory was Mr. Roy from Satirpara, Narsingdi. Sunilbaran Ray, former student of Satirpara K.K. Institution was an ICS, Governor of Chandannagore, Home Secretary when Joyti Basu was Chief Minister of West Benagl. His birth place is at Satirpara. Mathematician Narayan Ch Ghosh, who defined the word Folk Mathematic, was born at Ghosh Para (Satirapara), Narsingdi. He has done notable discovery of turbulent flow phenomena of cyclone, tsunami etc.

hOmaira Ayub said...

need more details about narshingdi

Md. Hanif Ahamad said...

For more information you may read book "Narsindir Aitijhay" by Mr. Kamal published by Nikhil Prakashani, Dhaka.

Unknown said...

I need Narsingdi distric Code and Thana Code. Not Post Code.

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