Raiganj is known for Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (also called the Kulik bird sanctuary), home to a large population of Asian openbills and other waterbirds and it has the 2nd largest church in India. Goutam Paul. The schools are affiliated with the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) or the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. Howrah Rural District Police. Situated along the National Highway and by the side of the Kulik river is the Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary with an area of 35 acres and a buffer area of 286 acres. Eco Tourism at Bijolia More is being developed. The average high temperature in July, the warmest month, is 39 °C (102 °F), and in January, the coldest month, 26 °C (79 °F). When West Dinajpur existed, this side was deprived since the district headquarters was in Balurghat. Not Now. A special kind of brinjal is also produced at Raiganj which is much bigger and tastier than its other species.[25][26]. All wear masks, … Raiganj railway station is on the Barsoi-Radhikapur branch line. Sumit Kumar, the North … NH 12 and SH 10A are its lifelines. [8][9], Raiganj Women police station is located at Raiganj. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Welcome To The Uttar Dinajpur Police of West Bengal State: Important Numbers For This District Police Is As Follows-S.P. Raiganj railway station is on the Barsoi-Radhikapur branch line. According to the police, the incident occurred today at around 11.30 am in the police station here. The city houses the 106-year-old Raiganj Coronation High School. A portion of the erstwhile Kishanganj subdivision comprising Goalpokhar, Islampur and Chopra thanas (police stations) and parts of Thakurganj thana, along with the adjacent parts of the erstwhile Gopalpur thana in Katihar subdivision were transferred from Purnea district in Bihar to West Bengal in 1956, and were formally incorporated into Raiganj subdivision in West Dinajpur district. Raiganj, 16th February: In the attempt to murder case of a drug dealer Sushanta Sarkar in Raiganj, the Raiganj police arrested seven men. Raiganj (pronounced [ˈraɪˌgʌnʤ]) is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. 15 KM from Raiganj. The migratory birds arrive from the end of May to the first week of July, and depart from mid-December to the end of January. The census towns are: Nachhratpur Katabari, Kasba and Itahar. As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Raiganj in 2011 was 183,612, of whom male and female were 96,388 and 87,224 respectively. Soon, a cab will reach his doorstep to take him to the … It has another outpost – Karanjora outpost and a police camp at Bhatun. Development of an eco park is underway. The first to digits represent the state, the second two digits represent the district and the Third two digits represents the Post Office.In this case the first two digits. It is the headquarters of the Uttar Dinajpur district. Raiganj remains an important trading centre, running daily business transaction of at least 60 million on average, next only to Siliguri. The Raiganj Church is dedicated to St. Joseph the Worker, the patron saint of Raiganj Diocese. Effective literacy rate for the 7+ population was 81.71 per cent. Overnight bus facilities are available mostly to Kolkata and Dhubri. Raiganj police station serves this block. Mosque of Burhana fakirs. In the suburbs, there is a government-undertaken spinning mill with about 800 employees but even that it is struggling. [24], The college and hospital were inaugurated in 2019. … However, there was no infrastructure for the treatment of dying patients and the patients who suffer from complicated diseases of the kidney and heart. All along, Raiganj was developed in a scattered manner. 03523 - 242085. Community See All. The district has 3 police circles: Sirajganj, Shahjadpur and Raiganj, 4 police outposts and 2 police camps. The origin of the name "Raiganj" is not exactly known, and is debated. 17,506 people like this. Buses are available all day long to Balurghat, Siliguri, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar, Coochbehar, Malda, Kolkata and a few other important cities. Bengal Live. However, there is no industry as such in Raiganj. A North Dinajpur district court on Saturday sentenced a 28-year-old man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping a deaf and dumb athlete in June. About See All. Important Telephone numbers of the District of Uttar Dinajpur STD code : (Raiganj/Kaliyaganj - 03523),(Islampur-03526),(Karandighi/Dalkhola-03525) [27][28], On 23 March 2008, the Union I&B and Parliamentary affairs minister Priyaranjan Dasmunshi inaugurated the newly constructed Raiganj Bhawan in Kolkata (Kasba area). As of 2016, the healthcare system in Raiganj consisted of a government super speciality hospital, under the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal, and quite a few private medical establishments. On behalf of Raiganj Police, would like to convey love and best wishes for New Year 2021. Raiganj is situated at the banks of Kulik river which helped the town to become an important place for water connectivity. Shri 1008 Digamabar Adinath Jain Mandir is one of the most famous temple in aodhya. Raiganj police station has jurisdiction over Raiganj municipal area and Raignaj CD block and covers an area of 472.13  km2. In the map alongside, all places marked on the map are linked in the full screen version. The forest and water bodies attract migratory birds like the open bill stork, night heron, cormorant, little cormorant and egret from South Asian countries and coastal regions. It is the largest bird sanctuary in Asia. Around two lakh people visit Raiganj every day for business. Not Now. Log In. This acts as an important source of food for most of the bird species. The port area slowly lost its significance and, at present, it is the most backward locality of Raiganj. [citation needed]. Mosque of Burhana fakirs, Local dances: Khan dance, Natua, Jang Gan, Mokha dance, Halna Halnani dances, Bhogta dances, Handicrafts: terracotta and jute decorative articles, This page was last edited on 4 January 2021, at 07:08. It is divided into 27 wards. In a press conference, the Raiganj District Police Superintendent stated that more people are involved behind the attempted 112 dated 04.08.2020 Inbox Related Pages. 05/02/2012. The administrative buildings are located at Karnajora, a gram panchayat area five kilometres from Raiganj town. The wettest month is July, with 348 millimetres (13.7 in) of precipitation on average; the driest month is December, with only 5 millimetres (0.20 in).[15]. Barua is surrounded by Barsoi Block towards South , Raiganj Block towards East , … “Ever since the pandemic has been reported in our country, people who are associated with emergency services are relentlessly performing their duties. [18] SH 10A connects it to Kaliaganj, Balurghat, Hili. [citation needed], Raiganj has no airport of its own. … Local birds like dove, bulbul, sparrow, kingfisher, woodpecker, owl, duck and cuckoo, can also be seen in large numbers. Raiganj is connected by buses to a few major cities through NBSTC and private bus services. Present C.M of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee during her reign as a railways minister announced railways projects for Raiganj which will definitely boost the communication. According to local sources, Montaz Ali was waiting for a bus in the Govindpur area of Raiganj Police station in the Raiganj-Balurghat National Highway 10, on The blast injured a sub inspector named Poran Mandal, assistant sub inspector Dipankar Chakraborty and a civic volunteer named Monirul Islam, who were admitted to the … Forgot account? Details of Victim: Gender: Age: 18/01/2021: 17:30: On the metal road at 26 No near Marbel Brick Field at Purba Mallickpur village, P.S- Haripal, Dist.- Hooghly 2 firearms, six rounds of live bullet cartridges, a motorcycle and 26 thousand rupees have been recovered from their possession. Earlier it was a university college, which was affiliated to the University of North Bengal. RAIGANJ: A man was hacked to death allegedly by a woman with whom he was in an illicit relationship in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, police said on Sunday. Government Official. Raiganj, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling Lok Sabha seats recorded turnouts of 73.31 percent, 82.76 percent and 72.14 percent, respectively, in the second phase of polling on Thursday — an … One express train, Radhikapur Express, is available for reaching Kolkata, and a link superfast express train, Radhikapur-Anandvihar Express, is available for going to New Delhi. Raiganj had an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 79%, and female literacy was 71%. Contents provided by the West Bengal Police Department, Government of West Bengal Site developed and maintained by WBPD and hosted by National Informatics Centre. In Raiganj, 11% of the population were under 6 years of age. SCRB West Bengal crime and criminal tracking network & systems * ... * Raiganj Central Co-Operative Bank Ltd., Raiganj. The train used to go to Parbatipur junction in Bangladesh from Raiganj. Order Delivery Status. Although Raiganj city had a population of 183,612, its urban / metropolitan population was 199,690, of whom 104,733 were males and 94,957 were females. Raiganj University is a public university in Raiganj, in the Uttar Dinajpur district. Raiganj Pron:ˈraɪˌgʌnʤ) (Bengali: রায়গঞ্জ) is a city and a municipality in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.It is the headquarters of a district as well as a subdivision. Serampore Women Police Station. Best Viewed in Internet Explorer 8.0/Firefox 3.6 or Later. Economy of Raiganj also depends greatly on agriculture. Contents provided by the West Bengal Police Department, Government of West Bengal Site developed and maintained by WBPD and hosted by National Informatics Centre. Raiganj got its railway connection in 1896. Raiganj is the sole producer of a special quality aromatic basmati rice called Tulaipanji. Raiganj Pron:ˈraɪˌgʌnʤ) (Bengali: রায়গঞ্জ) is a city and a municipality in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. 412 KM from State capital Kolkata Barua Pin code is 733134 and postal head office is Sudarshanpur . Government Organization. News Britant. It is located 17 KM towards North from District head quarters Raiganj. -Tel: 953523252461, Res: 252527, Fax: 953523253022 This bird sanctuary is set to be rejuvenated, with plans of developing a deer park and a tortoise park soon at the core of the sanctuary by the state government.[19]. According to few media reports, three North Bengal State Transport Corporation buses were set on fire along with three police vans. The Distict forms a part of the basin lying between Rajmahal hills on the East. The patient parties are facing great crisis to shift their patients either to Siliguri or Malda. It is the headquarters of the Uttar Dinajpur district. Raiganj Sub-division, Uttar Dinajpur District. Get Directions +91 3523 246 152. uttardinajpurpolice.co.in. The subdivision has its headquarters at Raiganj. Raiganj College has been upgraded to Raiganj University, an autonomous, state-owned university. Raiganj has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa). Serampore Sub-Division, Hooghly District . [citation needed]. Create New Account. 37. 38. The municipalities are at Raiganj and Kaliaganj. The police station was set up 125 years ago and railway connectivity reached the place 115 years ago. d) Support to districts … The city houses the 106-year-old Raiganj Coronation High School. In course of time, the navigability of Kulik river decreased and business through the waterway was stopped in the first half of the 1970s, especially after the dam was erected to prevent floods. The government announced an airport in Raiganj named as Raiganj Airport. A 31 feet tall Adinath idol in standing posture is present here. It became a university in August 2015. Raiganj's schools usually use English and Bengali as their medium of instruction, although the use of Hindi is also stressed. Hinduism was the majority religion in Raiganj city with 97.37% followers. 113 dated 05.08.2020 to Order No. Office of Superintendent of Police, Karnajora, Raiganj, West Bengal (7,104.91 mi) Raiganj, India 733130. The announcement was made on Monday, on the occasion of the Holi, and a day after the International Women’s Day. On average, 1,430 millimetres (56 in) of rain falls per year, with most of it falling in the wet season months of June through September. Siliguri Sub-Division, Darjeeling District. It is the headquarters of a district as well as a subdivision. Railway connectivity reached here more than 150 years ago but, due to Indo-Bangladesh partition in 1971 the links through Bangladesh were lost and the railway became only a branch line. 0353-2663885 . The nearest operating airport is Bagdogra Airport near Siliguri, about 166 km from Raiganj. State minister and Islampur MLA Choudhury Abdul Karim today demanded that Dipankar Bhattacharya, the superintendent of police in North Dinajpur, be shunted out as he had been incapable … 1,834 likes. The spacious building has glass and ceiling paintings, prominent pillars on both sides modelled on Greek pillars, carved doors and a high altar with an hexagonal dome on top of it. [citation needed]. The train used to go to Parbatipur junction in Bangladesh from Raiganj. Notable colleges include Raiganj Surendranath Mahavidyalaya. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Thirty specially trained women police constables were brought together as a team called Rakha. We felt it important to recognise these front-liners. This place has been recently developed with the blessings of Acharya ratna Deshbhushanji Maharaj and Ganini Pramukh Aryika Gyanmati Mataji. The 0–6 years population was 22,028. Some say the name is linked to the royal family of Dinajpur whose surname was Rai. “If a senior citizen or a physically-challenged person needs to visit a bank or post office, a medicine shop or a marketplace to get food, he can call up the district police control room and provide details. Paschim Medinipur District Police. See more of Raiganj Police District on Facebook. Schools include Raiganj Coronation High School, the oldest school in the town, established in 1911 and St. Xaviers School. Raiganj, Jan. 6: The police last night arrested Chancal Sarkar, the key accused in Friday’s murder of a cable TV network owner, but political parties have begun demanding the shunting out of the district police chief. As of 2001[update] India census,[14] Raiganj had a population of 165,222. The present growing tendency and trend of urbanisation in the area adjacent to this town are also remarkable. Jagadishpur ( 5 KM ) , Sitgram ( 9 KM ) , Lahutara-i ( 10 KM ) , Bishnupur ( 15 KM ) , Karandighi ( 17 KM ) are the nearby Villages to Barua. West Dinajpur Division North Bengal And Sikkim Region West Bengal Circle, Indian Postal Code System Consists of Six digits. Geography. On 27 November, the state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her visit to Raiganj announced that Raiganj District Hospital would be upgraded to a super specialty hospital and to start new Raiganj Medical College & Hospital in 2018. It also offers PhD programmes in humanities- and science-based subjects. Raiganj Bazar Women Police Station. Log In. Raiganj (pronounced [ˈraɪˌgʌnʤ]) is a city and a municipality in the Indian state of West Bengal. 483 check-ins. There are several colleges and a government polytechnic in the town. It could shut down any day. 14/03/2015. There are a total of 400 existing beds for patients in different wards of Raiganj district hospital. [20][21][22], There are few other notable tourist destinations nearby, throughout the Uttar Dinajpur district. Raiganj is known for Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (also called the Kulik Bird Sanctuary), home to a large population of Asian openbills and other waterbirds and it is the largest bird sanctuary in Asia. IndiGo and SpiceJet are the major carriers that connect the area to Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangkok, Paro, Chandigarh and Balurghat airport. Islam was the second most popular, with approximately 2.16% following it. The nesting time is from July to August, and egg laying from August to September. During the months of monsoon the flood water from the river enters the plains of the sanctuary. It said that on July 14 last year, the investigation of the case was transferred from Raiganj Police to the CID, which has probed all the aspects and filed a charge sheet in the matter. Raiganj subdivision has 4 police stations, 4 community development blocks, 4 panchayat samitis, 39 gram panchayats, 747 mouzas, 745 inhabited villages, 2 municipalities and 3 census towns. In the 2011 census, Raiganj Urban Agglomeration had a population of 199,758, out of which 104,966 were males and 94,792 were females. 033-2662-2238 . 07/02/2014. Uttar Dinajpur district is one of the smaller districts in the state and stands 15th in terms of area (3,140.00 km 2) in the state. 36. In the 1960s, the broad gauge line was shifted to Malda-Barsoi-Dalkhola, thus bypassing Raiganj.[17]. On the occasion of New Year celebrations in the wake Covid-19 pandemic, initiative of Raiganj Police for distribution of Masks and sanitizers from “Police Assistance Booth” at different places under Raiganj Police district. A couple of Katihar bound local passenger trains and a Siliguri bound DMU passenger can also be availed. NH 34 passes through Raiganj which connects is to the capital of the state Kolkata. There are other Jain temples including Kamal Mandir and Chaubisi temple. Raiganj, 15th February: A lottery seller died after being hit by a lorry in the Govindpur area of Raiganj Police station in North Dinajpur district. Accident Date: Accident Time: Location: Nature of Accident: District: Police Station: Case No./Dt. News & Media Website. The sanctuary has an artificial network of man made canals which is connected to the River Kulik. Siliguri Women Police Station. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. Ayodhya is the birthplace for 5 tirthankars Adinath, Ajitnath, Abhinandannath, Sumatinath and Ananthnath. Rickshaws, auto-rickshaws, e-rickshaws and city autos are the most widely available public transport in Raiganj. Government … Interest. It has two town outposts – Mohanbati TOP and Bandor TOP. The average annual temperature is 24.9 °C (76.8 °F). Nadia District. or. The deceased has been identified as Montaz Ali (35). Raiganj: Three police personnel were injured when a bomb exploded at Itahar police station in North Dinajpur on Sunday, a police official said. The 0–6 years population was 22,028. Best Viewed in Internet Explorer 8.0/Firefox 3.6 or Later. Forgot account? Hence, on most occasions, complicated patients are transferred either to North Bengal Medical College & Hospital in Siliguri or Malda medical college and even to Kolkata which is 444 km away. Christianity was followed by 0.13%, Jainism by 0.16%, Sikhism by 0.05% and Buddhism by 0.05%. Uttar Dinajpur District Administration. Government Organization. There are two campuses: Abdulghata campus and Dr. B.C Roy Street campus. Around 0.00% stated 'other religion', and approximately 0.11% stated 'no particular religion'. 01/01/2016. 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The colleges of Raiganj were affiliated to University of North Bengal, but after the establishment of University of Gour Banga at Malda in 2008, the colleges are now affiliated to University of Gour Banga. As of 2001 India census, Raiganj had a population of 165,222. Raiganj also lacks in railway connectivity because the station is on a branch line. SUSPENSION OF FUNCTIONING OF ALL COURTS OF DISTRICT SADAR AT RAIGANJ ON 18TH AND 19TH AUGUST 2020; WORKING ARRANGEMENT OF ADJ FTC 2ND RAIGANJ ON AND FROM 17.08.2020.pdf; NOTICE DATED 15.08.2020; Corrigendum Order No. Sap nikla forest and tourists visit the lake and the forest for sightseeing. Also, among the general people, awareness by public address system regarding the use of masks, use of sanitizers, maintaining physical distancing etc and to obey traffic rules. Every winter nearly 150 different bird species arrive here from the north in numbers ranging from 65,000 to 75,000. [11][12], In the 2011 census, Raiganj Urban Agglomeration had a population of 199,758, of whom 104,966 were males and 94,792 were females. Currently, the All India Trinamool Congress, which has elected most councillors, controls the municipal board. The flying training to the young ones is the best time to observe the birds, around October to November. The police station was set up 125 years ago and railway connectivity reached the place 115 years ago.[when?] Raiganj is known for Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (also called the Kulik bird sanctuary), home to a large population of Asian openbills and other waterbirds and it has the 2nd largest church in India. That was why the guard of honour was arranged,” said Sumit Kumar, the … See more of Raiganj Police District FB Page on Facebook. The North Dinajpur district police offered a guard of honour to the doctors, health workers and civic workers of the town on Monday. Sometimes, patients die on the way as a result of complexities. NH-31 and NH-34 passes through the heart of the district.The regional topography is generally flat with a gentle southerly slope towards which the main rivers like Kulik, Nagar,Mahananda etc flow. or. It said that on July 14 last year, the investigation of the case was transferred from Raiganj Police to the CID, which has probed all the aspects and filed a charge sheet in the matter. It is a 200-year-old town.[5]. On the occasion of New Year celebrations in the wake Covid-19 pandemic, initiative of Raiganj Police for distribution of Masks and sanitizers from “Police Assistance Booth” at different places under Raiganj Police district. Conversion of the highway to four lanes is going on and the proposed highway will bypass Raiganj by about 6 km. Malda: A Raiganj locality woke up to the sounds of police boots, bagpipes and love on Wednesday. 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