Murti, Jalpaiguri

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Murti
Inhabited place
Murti is located in West Bengal
Murti
Murti
Location in West Bengal, India
Murti is located in India
Murti
Murti
Murti (India)
Coordinates: 26°50′33″N 88°49′31″E / 26.8425°N 88.8254°E / 26.8425; 88.8254Coordinates: 26°50′33″N 88°49′31″E / 26.8425°N 88.8254°E / 26.8425; 88.8254
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictJalpaiguri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
735206
Telephone/STD code03562
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyAlipurduar
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNagrakata
Websitejalpaiguri.gov.in

Murti is an inhabited place in the Matiali CD block in the Malbazar subdivision of the Jalpaiguri district in the state of West Bengal, India.

Geography[edit]

Places and tea estates in Malbabazar subdivision (including Mal, Nagrakata and Matiali CD blocks) in Jalpaiguri district
CT: census town, R: rural/ urban centre, N: neighbourhood, NP: national park/ wildlife sanctuary, TE: tea estate
Abbreviations used in names – TG for Tea Garden (town/village), TE for Tea Estate, JRS: junction railway station
Owing to space constraints in the small map, the actual locations in a larger map may vary slightly

Location[edit]

Murti is located at 26°50′33″N 88°49′31″E / 26.8425°N 88.8254°E / 26.8425; 88.8254.

This place is about 8 kilometres away from Chalsa, India and 60 km away from Jalpaiguri. It is famous for its picturesque scenery. Excellent scenic beauty is the main attraction of this site. Both Gorumara National Park and Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary are very close to Murti. One can get day visit pass from Lataguri Interpretation Centre to enter the National Park and Sanctuary.

Tourism[edit]

“Murti is a picturesque tourist spot located on the banks of the Murti River in the Dooars region… Murti is a great place for nature lovers and bird watchers… The entire Dooars range of forests can be reached from Murti.” The forests have a range of wildlife but some like gour (Indian bison), various types of deer and many other animals are also visible from the bungalow during the early morning and evening hours.[1][2]

On crossing the Murti River, at a short walking distance, is a picnic spot on the banks of the Panijhora stream.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Murti, Dooars – 84 km from Siliguri". Weekend Destinations.info. Retrieved 8 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Murti, West Bengal". Indyatour. Retrieved 8 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Sightseeing". Murti. Resort Trimurti. Retrieved 8 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)