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Dinajpur (Bengali: দিনাজপুর) is a town in northern Bangladesh. It is located in the Dinajpur District, near the capital city of Rangpur Division and has a population of 186,727.

Dinajpur Municipality[edit]

At first, after its formation in 1856, the Dinajpur Municipality used to be run by a town committee presided over by the Deputy Magistrate. This was among the first 40 municipalities in Bengal at that time. Later in 1868, the 'District Town Act' commissioned a Chairman of the municipality who replaced the Deputy Magistrate and given a similar rank as a District Magistrate. Mr. Patterson was appointed the first Chairman of Dinajpur Municipality in 1869.[1]

Website of Dinajpur Municipality is http://www.dinajpurmunicipality.com


  1. ^ Mehrab Ali, "History Of Dinajpur Pourasava" www.dinajpurmunicipality.com

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Dinajpur at Wikimedia Commons