Muladi Upazila

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Muladi
মুলাদি
Upazila
Muladi is located in Bangladesh
Muladi
Muladi
Location in Bangladesh
Coordinates: 22°54.9′N 90°24.9′E / 22.9150°N 90.4150°E / 22.9150; 90.4150Coordinates: 22°54.9′N 90°24.9′E / 22.9150°N 90.4150°E / 22.9150; 90.4150
Country  Bangladesh
Division Barisal Division
District Barisal District
Area
 • Total 261.02 km2 (100.78 sq mi)
Population (1991)
 • Total 171,948
 • Density 659/km2 (1,710/sq mi)
Time zone BST (UTC+6)
Website Official Map of the Muladi Upazila

Muladi (Bengali: মুলাদি) is an Upazila of Barisal District in the Division of Barisal, Bangladesh.[1]

Geography[edit]

Muladi is located at 22°54′55″N 90°24′54″E / 22.9153°N 90.4150°E / 22.9153; 90.4150 . It has 32,515 households and a total area of 261.02 km². It borders Gosairhat Upazila on the north, Barisal Sadar Upazila on the south, Hizla and Mehendiganj Upazilas on the east and Kalkini, Gournadi and Babuganj Upazilas on the west.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 1991 Bangladesh census, Muladi had a population of 171,948. Males constituted 50.49% of the population, and females 49.51%. The population aged 18 or over was 80,369. Muladi had an average literacy rate of 31.4% (7+ years), compared to the national average of 32.4%,[2] comprising 36.5% among males and 26.2% among females. 97.79% of the population were Muslim, 2.16% were Hindu and 0.05% followed other beliefs.

Main occupations[edit]

51.17% of the population work in agriculture, 20.67% as agricultural labourers, 3.18% as wage labourers, 7.52% in commerce, 7.13% in services, 2.5% in fishing and 7.83% in other occupations.

Land use[edit]

Cultivable land covers 26159.45 hectares and fallow land 237.56 hectares; single crop 42%, double crop 50% and treble crop land 8%. 74% of cultivable land is under irrigation.

Land control[edit]

Among the peasants, 29% are landless, 7.09% marginal, 32.82% small, 27% intermediate and 4.09% rich; cultivable land per head 0.14 hectare.

Land value[edit]

The market value of land of the first grade is approximately 5000 Tk per 0.01 hectares.

Crops and fruits[edit]

The main crops are Paddy, wheat, sweet potatoes, pulses, brinjal and betel leaves, and the main fruits are mangoes, jackfruits, bananas, blackberries, coconuts, lychee, palms, betel nuts and amra. The extinct or nearly extinct crops are Jute, tobacco, mustard seeds, groundnuts, garlic, sugar cane, arahar, china and kaun.

Administration[edit]

Muladi thana was established in 1967 and was turned into an upazila in 1983. It consists of 7 union parishads, 98 mouzas and 108 villages.

Upazila Chairman : Tariqul Hasan Khan Mithu

Woman Vice Chairman :Samima Nasrin

Vice Chairman :

Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) : Abdullah Al Masud

Education[edit]

There are 5 colleges, 30 high schools, 5 junior schools, 77 government primary schools, 50 non-government primary schools, 17 madrasas and a kindergarten. The noted educational institutions are Bheduriachar Government Primary School (1892) and Tayak Tomchar Government Primary School (1845).

Educational institutions in Muladi Upazila include:

  • Muladi Degree College
  • Charlakhsmipur Fazil Madrasah(Eestablished -1937)
  • Laxmipur High School (Established:1964),Luxmipur
  • Laxmipur Govt.Primary School (Established:1956),Luxmipur
  • Arif Mahmud Degree College
  • Muladi M J High School (Bir Sreshtho and martyr of Bangladesh Liberation War Mohiuddin Jahangir was a student of this school)
  • Purba Hosnad Moha Biddaloy, Gachua, Hosnabad
  • Paiksha Hosnabad High School
  • Muladi Islamia Senior Madrassa
  • South Kazirchar High School (Established: 1939)
  • Kazirchar Secondary School (established: 1939)
  • Bahadurpur Fazlur Rahim Sharif Secondary School (Established: 1963)
  • Nazirpur United Degree College
  • Nazirpur High School
  • Nazirpur Girls' School
  • Jalalpur Secondary School
  • Nazirpur Boro Bari Shikhon School
  • Ramarpole Aferuddin Memorial High School (founded by Mohammad Abul Kashem Laal Miah Mridha)
  • Muladi Degree College
  • A.B.R. High School, Alimabad, Jagorani High School, Tayka
  • Islamia Shishu Shodon (orphanage), founded by Faruqe Ahmed at East Nazirpur,
  • Banimordon High School, Banimordon
  • Banimordon Fazil Madrassa
  • Shahid Altab Mahammud High School, Patterchar
  • VP-Md. Rana Khan-Charkalekhan Ideal Degree College
  • Charkalekhan Ideal High School
  • Charkalekhan Nesaria Fazil Madrasa
  • Sayeder Gaon High School (Established:1928)
  • BDCH Complex Including A high school, a govt. primary School.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Md. Mizanur Rahman (2012). "Muladi Upazila". In Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal. Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. 
  2. ^ "Population Census Wing, BBS.". Archived from the original on 2005-03-27. Retrieved November 10, 2006. 

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