A local train at the Hridaypur Railway Station
|District||North 24 Parganas|
|• Municipality Chairman||Pradip Chakrabarty|
|Elevation||4 m (13 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
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 line, a part of the Kolkata Suburban Railway system, located 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Sealdah Station 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.
Hridaypur is also 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.
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.
- Eastern Railway time table
- "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.
- Kolkata/Northern fringes travel guide from Wikivoyage
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