Friday, February 1

Chuadanga District Information


chuadanga district map

Chuadanga District, Bangladesh

Chuadanga is the south- western borderline district of Bangladesh. The previous name of the region was “Gangaridhi.” It is thought from the records of the Greek historians and geographical formations of the region that it was a part of the kingdom of Gangaridhi and there was a city called Gangey in the region. In the British East India period, Chuadanga along with Kushtia region was a under Rajshahi district. Then the region was included with Pabana district in 1828. In the time of partition in 1947, excepting Krishnagar police station, the whole territory of Chuadanga sub-division was included in Kushtia district. The Wahabi Movement (1831), Faraizi Movement (1838-47), Sepoy Revolt (1857), Indigo Rebellion (1859-60), Khilafat Movement (1920), Swadeshi Movement (1906), Non Cooperation Movement, Violation of Law Movements (1920-40), Quit India Movement, August Revolt (1942) etc are the remarkable chapters of the region. After the liberation of Bangladesh, Chuadanga was turned into a district on 16 February 1984. The one and only Alcohol production factory of Bangladesh named Keru and Company located in the region.

Bordered By: Chuadanga District is bordered by Kushtia district to the northeast, Jhenaidah district to the southeast, Meherpur district to the northwest and Nadia district of West Bengal (Indian State) to the southwest.

Administration: The area of Chuadanga is 1174.10 Sq Km. It is under Khulna Division. There are 04 Municipalities in Chuadanga named Chuadanga, Alamdanga, Damurhuda and Jibonnagor. The number of Upazilla (sub district) in Chuadanga district is 04, named- Chuadanga, Alamdanga, Damurhuda and Jibonnagor containing 32 Unions, 345 Mauzas and 521 Villages. 

Population: The total population of Chuadanga district is 11,29,015 (Male- 564,819 and Female- 564,196), Sex ratio 100:100, Population Density 962/Sq Km and annual growth rate is 1.13%.

Literacy: The Literacy Rate of Chuadanga district is 45.90% (Male- 46.90% and Female- 44.90%). School attendance rate is 51.90% for 5 to 24 years age group.

Other Important Data: The postal code of Chuadanga district is 9000 and NWD Code is 0761. Total Parliament seat in Chuadanga is 02. During the liberation war, Chuadanga was under Sector Number 08. Average rainfall of Chudanga district is 1467 mm and Urbanization rate is 27.12%.

Rivers: Naboganga, Mathavanga, Vairab, Kumar, Chitra etc. 

Agro Products: Paddy, Jute, Sugarcane, Betel Leaf etc.

Remarkable Personalities  from Chuadanga District

Atul Kridna Saha (Leader of the Movement against British), Ananta Hari Mitra, Amia Kumar Roy, Advocate Younous Ali, Islam Uddin Malik, Moslem Ali Biswas (Journalist), Janki Nath Ghosal, Sarnakumari Debi, Sreehori Roy, Akram Ahmed (Bir-Uttam), Sree Hori Roy (Leader of Nil Rebellion) Kali Proshanna Chattergy (Editor), Dr Radha Binod Paul, Solaiman Haq Jowarder (Selun), Mr. Ali Ajgor (Togor) etc.
 the one and only alcohol producer in bangaldesh

Famous Tourist Places in Chuadanga District

Ershad Baag and Fisheries, Dingedah Bazar, Alamdanga Rail-Way Station, Dorshana Rail-Way Station, Mazar of Khaza Malik-ul-Gaus (R), Dingedaha Meteri Fair, Goruy Tipy, Three domed Chuadanga Bôro Mosque, Gholdari Mosque, Chuadanga Circuit House, Natudah Atkabar, Hajar Duari School (Damuŗhuda), Karpashdaņa Neelkuţi, Gholdari Neelkuti, Karew and Company etc.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

May I Know why MR Ajgor Ali is famous for?

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