Aranghata

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Aranghata
town
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Nadia
Area
 • Total 17.525 km2 (6.766 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 14,799
 • Density 840/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 741501[1]
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Aranghata (Bengali: আড়ংঘাটা) is a suburban village in the district of Nadia, West Bengal, India. It is situated 78 km (48 mi) north of Calcutta and about 9 km (5.6 mi) north of Ranaghat. Aranghata is served by the Ranaghat Junction Railway Station a major station on the Sealdah-Gede railway section.Aranghata is famous for its Jugol Kishore Mela on the bank of the Churni. Maha Samsan Ghat is also on the bank of river Churni.People of Bahirgachhi, Panchberia,Salua, Bankimnagar, Bhaina, Bahirgachi,math narayanpur do trades in Aranghata. Also it is famous for its great culture.Aranghata can be described as an education hub also.

Other than rail transport, the city also has bus route to Ranaghat, Krishnanagar. The churni connects to Hanshkhali, Mamjoan.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ West Bengal State (WB), India List of Pin Code. Chennai IQ. Retrieved on 2008-06-27.
  2. ^ CENSUS DATA District Name :NADIA(10) Block Name :Ranaghat - II(0015) (PDF). Public Health Engineering Dept., Govt. of West Bengal. Retrieved on 2008-06-27.
  3. ^ Aranghata in India. India9.com. Retrieved on 2008-06-27.
  4. ^ Ranaghat Junction Railway Station. India9.com. Retrieved on 2008-06-27.

There is a big football ground adjacent to the Aranghata Upendra Memorial Institute.Aranghata is also famous for the'Jugal kisore Temple'.

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