Dakshineswar

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Dakshineswar
দক্ষিনেস্বর
दक्षिणेष्वर

Dakhineswar
Neighbourhoods in Kolkata
Dakshineswar Kali Temple, built between 1847 and 1855
Dakshineswar Kali Temple, built between 1847 and 1855
Coordinates: 22°39′20″N 88°21′28″E / 22.6554310°N 88.3578620°E / 22.6554310; 88.3578620Coordinates: 22°39′20″N 88°21′28″E / 22.6554310°N 88.3578620°E / 22.6554310; 88.3578620
State West Bengal
Named for Dakshineshwar Kali Temple
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Body Kamarhati Municipality
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area code(s) +91-33
Dakshineshwar Station
For the Kali temple, see Dakshineswar Kali Temple

Dakshineswar (Bengali: দক্ষিনেশ্বর) is a town under Kamarhati Municipality in Barrackpore subdivision of the city Kolkata in West Bengal. Belgharia Police Station of Barrackpore Police is responsible or law and order at Dakshineswar.

Contaminated ground water[edit]

Apartment buildings at D D Mondal Ghat Road, Dakshineswar

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24. 

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