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Kalgachia is a Mia Muslim (East Bengal rooted Muslim) based town. The census of India shows that 98% people of the people in this town are Muslim. The total population is 29,000 where 17,000 are male and 12,000 are female.
It is not clear, when the village is established but a few official document says that the village was established 16th century .Here, it is available large number of Kolgos (Banana tree) so the name has become Kalgachia (place where banana trees are found).Popular stories refers to the existence of an Assamese Hindu dominated period in the region, which popularised the name 'Kalitapara'
Nabajyoti College is the main attraction of Kalgachia.There are many private institutions in this place. Ataur Rahman College of Education  and B.B. College are another two attraction of closer to this town.
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