Hridaypur

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Hridaypur
হৃদয়পুর
neighbourhood
A local train at the Hridaypur Railway Station
A local train at the Hridaypur Railway Station
Hridaypur is located in West Bengal
Hridaypur
Hridaypur
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°42′N 88°27′E / 22.7°N 88.45°E / 22.7; 88.45Coordinates: 22°42′N 88°27′E / 22.7°N 88.45°E / 22.7; 88.45
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Government
 • Municipality Chairman Sunil Mukherjee
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 700127
Telephone code 033
Vehicle registration WB26
Website north24parganas.nic.in

Hridaypur is a locality in the municipal area of Barasat in the state of West Bengal, India. Hridaypur is also a railway station in Bongaon-Sealdah line, a part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system, located 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Sealdah Station[1] of Kolkata.

The rail-line bisects the area in 2 zones:

  • West Hridaypur
  • East Hridaypur

The Eastern part extends to National Highway 34. The western part is larger as well as more rural. West Hridaypur lacks any defined boundary. The western part of Hridaypur also connects to Madhyamgram Sajirhat via Kora Badamtola.

Hridaypur is famous for the Pranavananda Matri Ashram and Pranab Kanya Ashram, which is an orphanage for girls, controlled by the Bharat Sevashram Sangha. The ashram also houses a school where a large number of children of the local area study. Hridaypur is also known for its famous "Ashesh Sweets" which is a renowned sweet shop.

Transportation[edit]

The National Highway 34 runs through the east of Hridaypur. There is a bus stop named Hridaypur More, near Dakbungalow More at the point where the Hridaypur Station Road meets the Jessore Road. The Sealdah–Hasnabad–Bangaon–Ranaghat line passes through the middle of the locality. There is also a railway station named Hridaypur.

Colleges in Hridaypur[edit]

  • BCDA College of Pharmacy and Technology [2]
  • SM's College of Management and Technology [3]
  • Sikkim Manipal University [4]

Healthcare[edit]

  1. Jubilant Kalpataru Hospital [5]
  2. Renuka Eye Institute
  3. Ramkrishna Medicare

North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eastern Railway time table
  2. ^ http://www.bcdapt.com
  3. ^ http://www.smscollegekol.in
  4. ^ http://www.justdial.com/Kolkata/sikkim-manipal-university-barasat-%3Cnear%3E-barasat-h-q/033P9999023
  5. ^ http://www.jubilantkalpataru.com/
  6. ^ "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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