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Banasree is a large residential area of Dhaka under Rampura Thana in Bangladesh which is developed by Eastern Housing Ltd. The name "Banasree" means "The beauty of Forest".

The area is originally built with the purpose of being solely residential beside the Bangladesh Television Center in Rampura.

There are a total of nine blocks in Banasree (Blocks A-H & J). The regular plot sizes are 3, 3.5 and 5 kathas. While the corner plots are measured at 3.25, 3.75, 4, 4.25, 4.5 and 4.75 kathas. The internal sub road of the area is 25 and 30 feet wide while the larger roads or avenues are 40, 50 and 60 feet wide.

The newly developed Hatirjheel Lake Road Project connects the area with Gulshan and Dhanmondi making it one of the most expensive suburbs in Dhaka city to live in. The majority of the people who lives in Banasree are from the upper-middle-class background.

Some notable establishments are Bangladesh Television (BTV), Banasree Ideal School and Banasree Central Masjid and East West University.


Three buses connects Banasree with major areas of Dhaka city.

Torongo Plus starts at K block of banasree and finishes at dhanmondi. Another bus service company Alif Enterprise, which is also known as Bengal, starts from Meradia bazar and it stops at Rampura, Merul Badda, Gulshan, - Mohakhali and Mirpur 10.

Banasree Kolyan Shomiti[edit]

Banasree is run by a governing body named by "Banasree Kolyan Shomiti" which is elected by vote of the local resident owners.


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Coordinates: 23°45′41″N 90°26′06″E / 23.76139°N 90.43500°E / 23.76139; 90.43500