Fatullah

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Fatullah
ফতুল্লা
Fatullah is located in Bangladesh
Fatullah
Fatullah
Coordinates: 23°38′46″N 90°29′8″E / 23.64611°N 90.48556°E / 23.64611; 90.48556Coordinates: 23°38′46″N 90°29′8″E / 23.64611°N 90.48556°E / 23.64611; 90.48556
Country  Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District Narayanganj District
Time zone BST

Fatullah (Bengali: ফতুল্লা) is a town on the southern outskirts of Dhaka, in central Bangladesh, close to the town of Narayanganj.

It is the location of the Fatullah Osmani Stadium, an international cricket stadium [1] that has hosted its first One Day International and Test match in 2006. In ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, it has hosted the warm up matches of England against Canada and Pakistan.

Fatullah is also one of the major industrial areas of Bangladesh. The second largest Eid-ul-Azha cattle market of Bangladesh Fatullah DIT gorur haat is situated in Fatullah. The royalties of Fatullah is the Chowdhury Family; a large area of Fatullah, Chowdhury Bari is named after the Chowdhury family. Before the system was abolished Kader Baksh Chowdhury was the last official Zamindar of Fatullah. History and the surrounding areas of the Fatullah has left marks of their lost glory. The Majar of Shah Fatullah is also situated here which is also under the control of Chowdhury Bari and very recently they are reconstructing their family mosque by notable persons of the Chowdhury family which is near their family graveyard. Fatulla is situated on bank of river called Buriganga. There are many Garments and Textile factories in Fatullah.

References[edit]