Radhanagore

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Radhanagore
রাধানগর
village
Radhanagore is located in West Bengal
Radhanagore
Radhanagore
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°43′35″N 87°51′58″E / 22.726513°N 87.866035°E / 22.726513; 87.866035Coordinates: 22°43′35″N 87°51′58″E / 22.726513°N 87.866035°E / 22.726513; 87.866035
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Languages
 • Official BengaliEnglish
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 712403

Radhanagore (also spelt Radhanagar) is a village under Khanakul block in Arambagh subdivision of Hooghly District of West Bengal, India. It is famous as the birthplace of Raja Rammohun Roy. Located near Khanakul, it is approachable from Tarakeswar or Arambag. Mundeswari river flows nearby.

The Raja’s ancestral home and ruins of the house he built at the Langulpara cremation ground are still there. A college has been established in his name in the village.

Kamarpukur, also in Hooghly District, birthplace of Sri Ramkrishna and Birsingha in Purba Medinipur, birthplace of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar are near Radhanagore.

Geography[edit]

Gram panchayats[edit]

Khanakul-I Block has two gram panchayats named Rammohan-I and Rammohan-II covering both Radhanagar and Langulpara.[1]

Rammohan-I covers the following villages: Gaurangapur, Jagannathpur, Amarpur, Jakri, Sarda, Kalimba, Raghunathpur, Langulpara, Sahanpur, Chak Sonatikri, Dhamla, Paschim Radhanagar, and Senpur. Rammohan-II covers the following villages: Shrirampur, Kaiba, Atghara, Sekendarpur, Gobindapur, Khamargor, Maikhanda, and Helan.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Paschim Radhanagar had a population of 2,220 and Langulpara of 1,638. Purba Radhanagar with a population of 4,878 is part of Balipur panchayat.[1]

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