Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. Jiaganj is located at 24°14′N 88°16′E / 24.23°N 88.27°E / 24.23; 88.27, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block lies in the Ganges-Bhagirathi Basin, which is a long and narrow river valley. Places to vist - Jiaganj-Azimganj জিয়াগঞ্জ- ... Rani Bhavani, born in 1716 and widowed at 32, became a legend for her administrative ability. 115 villages (90.55%) have telephones (including landlines, public call offices and mobile phones). Driven by religion, she planned to build a Varanasi in Bengal. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. Bikki Khela Ghar, Anjali Villa, an ancient Shiva temple etc are located here. or. Shree Adinath Ji, Kathgola temple, 5. 57 villages (44.88%) have a pucca approach road and 54 villages (44.52%) have transport communication (includes bus service, rail facility and navigable waterways). In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block while the proportion of Muslims increased marginally from 52.27% in 1991 to 52.81% in 2001, the proportion of Hindus declined marginally from 46.92% in 1991 to 46.03% in 2001. In more recent years sandalwood etching has become more popular than ivory carving. The gender disparity (the difference between female and male literacy rates) was 7.66%. Murshidabad-Jiaganj Location in West Bengal, India Coordinates: 24°14′N 88°16′E  /  24.23°N 88.27°E  / 24.23; 88.27 Coordinates : 24°14′N 88°16′E  /  24.23°N 88.27°E  / Jhunu Bhatta was the Ex-Head mistress for more than 37 years of this school also a daughter-in-law of the Bhatta Family. Sripat Singh College was established in 1949 at Jiaganj. Debipur constitutes the ward number 8 of Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality.It consists of Debipur Mahanta Ganapati Das High School and Debipur Sub-Post office.[3]. 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. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(3) of the West Bengal Municipal Act, 1993. A new rail bridge is coming up over river Bhagirathi connecting Nashipur to Azimganj. [4], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has an area of 192.13 km2. Bhattapara is a locality at Jiaganj town named after Bhattacharyas, who used to live here (more than 350 years) from the earlier time of Nawab Murshid Kuli Khan (Subedar of Bengal) of Murshidabad and the next generations of Bhatta family have been living still now at Bhattapara. Bhattas (Bhattacharyas) were also one of the old Landlord (Lakheraj i.e. 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. Jain religion has been famous here. Baluchar is the original ancestral name of Jiaganj. [32], Community development block in West Bengal, India, List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, "District Census Handbook: Murshidabad, Series 20 Part XII A", "Types and sources of floods in Murshidabad, West Bengal", "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad, Tables 2.1, 2.2", "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal", "C.D. Jiaganj and Azimganj - the two towns located municipalities. In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. It shifted to its present premises in 1972. There are two parallel railway links on both the sides of river Bhagirathi. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. Important train that goes through Jiaganj railway station : Jiaganj and Azimganj are connected by boat service managed by local municipality on river Bhagirathi. Nahar family was a Zemindar family of Azimganj. [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Log In. Jiaganj and Azimganj- the two towns located on opposite sides of the Baghirathi River, Jiaganj (Ziaganj) on the east bank and Azimganj on the west bank. It serves Jiaganj town and surroundings areas. Azimganj-Nalhati Railway line started in 1872. The family has contributed a lot to the society, religion, academics and culture. 3.5K likes. Nahar family also founded Kumar Singh Hall with a temple, community hall, library and museum in Kolkata near their residence at Indian mirror street. See more of Jiaganj Azimganj on Facebook. The population below 6 years was 28,993. [20], In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2011, amongst the class of total workers, cultivators numbered 15,450 and formed 18.06%, agricultural labourers numbered 36,829 and formed 43.06%, household industry workers numbered 5,127 and formed 5.99% and other workers numbered 28,124 and formed 32.88%. The title Bhatta was given by the Nawab of Murshidabad. [31], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block is one of the areas of Murshidabad district where ground water is affected by a high level of arsenic contamination. Originally they came from Kanauj (U.P) at the time of King Ballal Sen/ Laxman Sen. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. [13][15][16], Murshidabad was the only Muslim majority district in West Bengal at the time of partition of India in 1947. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. At present, Dhar family in Bhattapara is famous for their social work and education. The main marketplace in Jiaganj (e.g. 7 villages (5.51%) have agricultural credit societies and 11 villages (8.66%) have banks. Goursundar Singha Choudhury the great educationist belongs to this place who has a great contribution to Jiaganj's education system. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(… [21], In 2013-14, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block produced 671 tonnes of Aman paddy, the main winter crop from 307 hectares, 5,431 tonnes of Boro paddy (spring crop) from 1,691 hectares, 141 tonnes of Aus paddy (summer crop) from 75 hectares, 8,930 tonnes of wheat from 3,985 hectares, 31 tonnes of maize from 12 hectares, 91,177 tonnes of jute from 7,991 hectares and 9,499 tonnes of potatoes from 495 hectares. Others numbered 2,043 and formed 0.87% of the population. 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 municipal area is surrounded by Murshidabad town in the south, vast land of Bhagabangolla in the North and while in the east and west sides by the Rada area of Nabagram and Sagardighi. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. The main areas where this industry has flourished are Khagra and Jiaganj. 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Nehalia is renowned for its Historical Museum, Roybahadur's Palace, "Hat" (A local fair arranged on every Wednesday). From the British reign, most famous personalities came to the post of Chairman and had their greatest activity for the development of this Municipality. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. Things to do near Jiaganj Station on Tripadvisor: See 320 reviews and 1,057 candid photos of things to do near Jiaganj Station in Murshidabad, West Bengal. Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … In spite of living different religious of people, they do not forget that they are the sons of our India. Jiagnj Rural Hospital functions with 30 beds at Jiaganj and Azimganj Primary Health Centre at Azimganj functions with 15 beds. Shree Adinath Ji, 3. This conglomeration of ancient Gauda (North Bengal) and Rada area constituting this municipality was a part of Murshidabad municipality till 1896 when it was curved out as a separate municipal area. It had 29 family welfare subcentres. The main marketplace in Jiaganj(e.g. [19], As per the Human Development Report 2004 for West Bengal, the rural poverty ratio in Murshidabad district was 46.12%. Land in excess of land ceiling was acquired and distributed amongst the peasants. Jiaganj and Azimganj has an average literacy rate of 68% : male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 62%. 99% of ivory craft production is exported. Because of the abundance of silk, muslin, ivory and rich agricultural yield the entire area had become the centre of vigorous economic activities during the nineteenth century Bengal. 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. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. The Sarbajanani Durga Puja in Baroaritala and Saraswatitala is famous and old one. It is liable to be flooded by the spill of the Bhagirathi and other rivers. On October 8, primary school teacher Prakash Pal (35), his pregnant wife Beauty Pal (28) and their son Angan (6) were killed with sharp weapons inside their house in Jiaganj-Azimganj municipality. Jiaganj and Azimganj are connected by boat service managed by local municipality on river Bhagirathi. The only one Girls'High School of Jiaganj was started in 1937 at Bhattapara under the tenancy of Landowners (Zaminder): Priya Nath Bhatta & Manindra Nath Bhatta being patronized and founded by Rai Bahadur Surendra Narayan Singha. [4][5], Rani Dhanya Kumari College was initially started as an evening college in the premises of Sripat Singh College in 1962 at Jiaganj. It has 1 panchayat samity, 8 gram panchayats, 153 gram sansads (village councils), 132 mouzas and 127 inhabited villages. Rampada Chakraborty (1831 A.D.) of Bhattapara was the first priest of Amaipara Goddess 'Kali' whose elder daughter was Matangini Devi got married with Debendra Nath Bhatta(1863 A.D.). All but one of the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district have arsenic contamination above the WHO level, all but two of the blocks have arsenic concentration above the Indian Standard value and 17 blocks have arsenic concentration above 300 mg/litre. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. Definitions of Jiaganj_Azimganj, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Jiaganj_Azimganj, analogical dictionary of Jiaganj_Azimganj (English) In 1863, the Indian Branch Railway Company, a private company opened the Nalhati - Azimganj branch line The 27 kilometres From the British reign, most famous personalities came to the post of Chairman and had their greatest activity for the development of this Municipality. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose visited Kartik Bari before independence (before 1947). The old and historic city of Nawab period is situated near Azimganj city railway station. 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). "Pathar Bari" temple of Goddess Durga is situated near the bank of the river Bhagirathi at Bhattapara is their ancient architecture. Most prominent of them is Manmothonath Saha and Sripath Sing. There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath,[9][10] Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh. Distance between Sealdah and Jiaganj is 235 km. Related Pages. Basupujya Parswanath Swami Jinalaya at Kiratbagh, Mahavir Swami Digambar Jain Mandir. 100% villages have power supply and drinking water supply. [21], Murshidabad district is listed as a backward region and receives financial support from the Backward Regions Grant Fund. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality was established in 1896. Jiaganj, West Bengal, India. The Bhagirathi River splits the district into two natural physiographic regions – Rarh on the west and Bagri on the east. In 2013-14, persons engaged in agriculture in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block could be classified as follows: bargadars 3,766 (4.90%), patta (document) holders 5,690 (7.40%), small farmers (possessing land between 1 and 2 hectares) 4,040 (5.25%), marginal farmers (possessing land up to 1 hectare) 26,585 (34.57%) and agricultural labourers 36,829 (47.89%). Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. It is around these tirthas that a lesser-known Jain visual culture developed, influencing the evolution of … Jiaganj Azimganj is a city and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. [10], The decadal growth of population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2001-2011 was 17.13%. Jiaganj-Azimganj is a Municipality city in district of Murshidabad, West Bengal. Jiaganj 1. 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%. 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. Rome2rio makes travelling from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya easy. [22], Persons engaged in agriculturein Murshidabd-Jiaganj CD Block, From 1977 onwards major land reforms took place in West Bengal. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Log In. The proportion of Muslims in the population of Murshidabad district in 1951 was 55.24%. There were 121,187 (52%) males and 113,378 (48%) females. Thereafter next Sevayet (Priest) of Amaipara Kalibari, Jiaganj is Shrish Bhattacharya S/o Kailash Bhattacharya and Rampada's grand son-in-law Mahendra Nath Bhattacharya founded Lord Shiva Temple (More than 100 Years old) situated at Bhattapara. Not Now. It passes through this CD Block and there are stations at Jiaganj and Murshidabad. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. 8 talking about this. See WikiProject Indian cities for details -->Jiaganj Azimganj is a town and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. History of Shri Jiaganj Teerth The history of Shri Jiaganj Teerth states that Shri Jiaganj Teerth is a very ancient teerth. Scheduled Castes numbered 40,442 (17.24%) and Scheduled Tribes numbered 12,326 (5.25%). or. They have also a temple of "Laxmi-Narayan Dev" adjacent to their residential house and have trusty of Sabayat among themselves. Shree Shambhabnath Ji, 2. [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 descendants of the said Bhattacharyas are commonly known as their glorious title "Bhatta" and they have been using the title as surname. 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. Demographics India census, Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. 14 villages (11.02%) have post offices. 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. [24][25], In 2013-14, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block had offices of 7 commercial banks and 1 gramin bank. [24], Ivory carving is an important cottage industry from the era of the Nawabs. While the proportion of Muslim population in the district increased from 61.40% in 1991 to 63.67% in 2001, the proportion of Hindu population declined from 38.39% in 1991 to 35.92% in 2001. It is the birthplace of great freedom fighters. The people of different religions such as Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Jain and Sikh have lived here. It is located to the north from the city center of Azimganj and is a small cultural center of the district. [6], Gram panchayats in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block/ panchayat samiti are: Bahadurpur, Dahapara, Dangapara, Kapasdanga, Mukundabagh, Nutungram, Prosadpur and Tentulia. 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. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. [21], The Ranaghat-Lalgola branch line was opened in 1905. [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). [8], As per the 2011 census, the total number of literates in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 142,137 (69.12% of the population over 6 years) out of which males numbered 77,495 (72.82% of the male population over 6 years) and females numbered 64,642 (65.16% of the female population over 6 years). serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. They were also Hindu Paschatya Vaidic Brahmins. Bell metal and Brass utensils are manufactured in large quantities at Khagra, Berhampore, Kandi and Jangipur. 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. [3], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block is bounded by Bhagawangola I and Bhagawangola II CD Blocks in the north, Raninagar I CD Block in the east, Berhampore CD Block in the south and Nabagram CD Block in the west. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality was established in 1896. Begamganj is a very old locality in Jiaganj. The Svetambara Jain zemindar of Jiaganj, Sripat Singh Dugar, gifted the palatial out-house of his palace and a handsome sum in cash for the college. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. Begamganj is a very old locality in Jiaganj. Also a temple of Lord Krishna (ThakurBari) made by Manmothonath Saha. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)", "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. [7], As per 2011 Census of India Murshidabad Jiaganj CD Block had a total population of 234,565, all of which were rural. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). One is connecting Sealdah to Jiaganj through Lalgola branch line and another Howrah to Azimganj through Barharwa–Azimganj–Katwa loop. Find all the transport options for your trip from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya right here. [17][18] The Radcliffe Line had placed Muslim majority Murshidabad in India and the Hindu majority Khulna in Pakistan, in order to maintain the integrity of the Ganges river system In India. 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. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. Important train that originates from Azimganj Junction railway station : Apart from this through road links, Jiaganj is connected to adjacent townships like Lalbagh (Murshidabad), Berhampore, Lalgola, Bhagabangola. [21], There are 127 inhabited villages in Murshidabad-Jiaganaj CD Block. Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … [5] Headquarters of this CD Block is at Murshidabad. [8], 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. The fund, created by the Government of India, is designed to redress regional imbalances in development. Map of Jiaganj Azimganj village in Null Tehsil, Murshidabad, West Bengal. Attracted by the promise of trade and banking several families, especially Jains settled here, many Jain temples on both banks of the river of standing tall till date are the witnesses for the same. Jiaganj Tirth ( Jain Mandir's) 4 Mandir and one Dadabari [6][7], Jiaganj College of Engineering and Technology at Jiaganj offers diploma courses in engineering.[8]. 96,835 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of the CD Block. It has fertile soil suitable for cultivation. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … [21], In 2013-14, the total area irrigated in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block was 9,889 hectares, out of which 150 hectares were irrigated with canal water, 2,500 hectares with tank water, 959 hectares with river lift irrigation, 920 hectares by deep tube well, 320 hectares with shallow tube well and 5,040 hectares by other means. Jiaganj railway station is an Indian railway station of the Lalgola Ranaghat Sealdah branch lines in the Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. These people played a very vital role in the famous Nashhipure incident. 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