Kaigram

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Kaigram
village
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Burdwan
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 713145

Kaigram is a village in the Bardhaman district of West Bengal, India. It is the location of Kaigram High School.

Famous people of this village are Balaichand Brahmachari (Freedom fighter), Radhika Nath Brahmachari (Freedom fighter), Manabendra Nath Brahmachari (Freedom fighter, Former Secretary of District Committee and Member of State Committee and Central Committee of All India Forward Bloc), Debaki Kumar Bose (Director, Writer and Actor of Bengali, Hindi and Tamil cinema), Kaberi Bose (Actress in Bengali films).

There are two historical temples; one is above 650 years older ‘Maa Boro Deshoki’ which is nothing but Maa Durga and another is ‘Baba Gopal Temple’ ('Baraha Avtar' of Lord Narayana) which was established probably in between 1505 to 1510 in the time of Chaitanya Dev and Nawab Hussain Shah. Both the temples are belong to the Brahmachari family of this village. Shri Shri Chaitanya Dev had come in this village probably in 1507 and stayed in Brahmachari family (then Chatterjee family) for two days.

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