Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. The fund, created by the Government of India, is designed to redress regional imbalances in development. One of the most famous place in Jiaganj. Every year a puja of Lord Kartik (another Hindu God) was used to be held there in "Kartik Bari". The proportion of Muslims in the population of Murshidabad district in 1951 was 55.24%. Forgot account? Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. The name was changed to Jiaganj after the Mughal Empire conquered Bengal, and came in power of Murshidabad. 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. Traversing over hundred years since today this historic municipal town is inhabited by people of all religion, caste, creed, language, and culture and the municipal area is embellished and honoured with the harmonious existence of Temples, Mosques, Churches and Gurudwara in it. [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). The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). Log In. A new rail bridge is coming up over river Bhagirathi connecting Nashipur to Azimganj. Bell metal and Brass utensils are manufactured in large quantities at Khagra, Berhampore, Kandi and Jangipur. Begamganj is a very old locality in Jiaganj. Definitions of Jiaganj_Azimganj, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Jiaganj_Azimganj, analogical dictionary of Jiaganj_Azimganj (English) Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Parshvanatha, the twenty-third Jain Tirthankara . In 1863, the Indian Branch Railway Company, a private company opened the Nalhati - Azimganj branch line The 27 kilometres Jiaganj আমার শহর. [21], The Ranaghat-Lalgola branch line was opened in 1905. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. Jiaganj 1. They were also Hindu Paschatya Vaidic Brahmins. Map of Jiaganj Azimganj village in Null Tehsil, Murshidabad, West Bengal. Goursundar Singha Choudhury the great educationist belongs to this place who has a great contribution to Jiaganj's education system. 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. These people played a very vital role in the famous Nashhipure incident. [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. The family has contributed a lot to the society, religion, academics and culture. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Non-Taxable Zamindary). 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). Various religions of people came in our Azimganj and live here by loving the atmosphere and environment of our Azimganj. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. [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%. 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. From 1755, a huge complex with over a dozen temples was built in … [21], Murshidabad district is listed as a backward region and receives financial support from the Backward Regions Grant Fund. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. Jain religion has been famous here. 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. Jiaganj Azimganj is a city and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. 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. 96,835 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of the CD Block. Also a temple of Lord Krishna (ThakurBari) made by Manmothonath Saha. [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). or. In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. 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. Dadabari at Kiratbagh, 6. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj II CD Block had 130 fertiliser depots, 3 seed stores and 41 fair price shops in 2013-14. Jiaganj Tirth ( Jain Mandir's) 4 Mandir and one Dadabari Jiaganj is a large town in West Bengal, with the number of residents close to 45,000 people. 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], Murshidabad is famous for its silk industry since the Middle Ages. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. Debipur a small neighbourhood situated on the banks of Bhāgirathi-Hooghly river,traditionally known as 'Ganga'. Create New Account. The Sarbajanani Durga Puja in Baroaritala and Saraswatitala is famous and old one. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. Jiaganj Azimganj Pictures. There are two railway stations Azimganj city and Azimganj junction. List of all towns and Villages in Murshidabad Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal. Jhunu Bhatta was the Ex-Head mistress for more than 37 years of this school also a daughter-in-law of the Bhatta Family. After 1965, when Land Lord system or "Zamindari" system was abolished, Bhattapara lost its glory. 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. Notable Schools: St.Joseph's School,Jiaganj Raja Bijoy Singh Vidyamandir (old name Edward Coronation Institution), Azimganj Rai Budh Singh Bahadur High School, Azimganj Keshore Kumari Balika Vidyalaya, Birendra Singh Singhi High School, Surendra Narayan Girls High School, Amaipara High School, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dav School. Murshidabas and Jiaganj police stations serve this block. 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