Harmasra

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Harmasra
হাড়মাসড়া
Village
Harmasra is located in West Bengal
Harmasra
Harmasra
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 23°01′28″N 87°00′00″E / 23.024423°N 87.000117°E / 23.024423; 87.000117Coordinates: 23°01′28″N 87°00′00″E / 23.024423°N 87.000117°E / 23.024423; 87.000117
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Bankura
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Bankura
Vidhan Sabha constituency Taldangra

Harmasra is a gram panchayat under Taldangra intermediate panchayat, in Khatra subdivision of Bankura district in the Indian state of West Bengal.[1]

Geography[edit]

Harmasra is located at 23°01′28″N 87°00′00″E / 23.024423°N 87.000117°E / 23.024423; 87.000117

Census villages under Harmasra village panchayat are: Kadamara, Sulgi, Kiasol, Marasol, Harmasra, Keshetara, Bhimara, Chunalu, Dolbagicha, Jarkapaksara, Karanjabedia, Baghdoba, Ghagar, Patharkura, Tilabani, Kuldiha, Chakkuldiha, Sushunia, Mahishakanali, Bali Bandh, Nabagram, Maibandhi, Khichka,Rampur Kolsuli, Jamua.[1]

There are some small but picturesque water falls along the course of the Shilabati near Harmasra,[2]

Culture[edit]

An old temple in Harmasra

Bankura district was once under the influence of Jainism and a number of Jain relics lie scattered in the district. Jain relics at villages Sonatapal, Bahulara, Dharapat, Harmasra and Paresnath (near Ambiknagar) are now taken as Hindu relics and some of the intact images are daily worshipped as Hindu deities.[3]

Education[edit]

Harmasra has a Higher Secondary School that is situated just outside of the main village. It was established in 1921. It has science and arts streams. The school has good laboratory facilities. Students from nearby villages come here to study. Apart from educated people in Harmasra, many educated people live in nearby villages.[citation needed]

The Library

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Village Panchayats of Taldangra, Bankura, West Bengal". Reports of National Panchayat Directory. Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  2. ^ O’Malley, L.S.S., ICS, Bankura, Bengal District Gazetteers, pp.1-20,1995 reprint, Government of West Bengal
  3. ^ "Temples and Legends of Bengal". Bankura. Hindu Books. Retrieved 2009-07-12.