Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation

Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation
Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation

Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation

Nadia district. Continue Reading Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation

Nadia district
District of West Bengal
Country India
State West Bengal
Administrative division Presidency
Headquarters Krishnanagar, Nadia
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Krishnanagar, RanaghatSome of area covered with Bangaon
 • Assembly seats Karimpur, Tehatta, Palashipara, Kaliganj, Nakashipara, Chapra, Krishnanagar Uttar, Nabadwip, Krishnanagar Dakshin, Santipur, Ranaghat Uttar Paschim, Krishnaganj, Ranaghat Uttar Purba, Ranaghat Dakshin, Chakdaha, Kalyani, Haringhata
Area
 • Total 3,927 km2 (1,516 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,168,488
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
 • Urban 979,519
Demographics
 • Literacy 75.58 per cent
 • Sex ratio 947
Major highways NH 34 State Highway 11
Website Official website

Nadia district  (Bengali: নদিয়া জেলা) is a district of the state of West Bengal, in eastern India. It borders Bangladeshto the east, North 24 Parganas and Hooghly districts to the south, Bardhaman to the west, and Murshidabad to the north. Continue reading Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation.

Continue Reading Nadia District Profile-For WBCS (Exe.) Etc. Exam Personality Test-Interview Preparation

History

Nabadwip, a town in Nadia district, is often referred to as “Oxford of Bengal”.Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (b.1486–d.1534) was born in Nabadwip. One of the Indian schools of logic (Tarka sastra) called Navya Nyaya system was developed in Nabadwip, which produced great logicians in the 15th century. It was the place where Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a major Hindu saint, reformer was born and lived. The religious atmosphere of Nabadwip is a combination of Vaishnava, Shakta, Buddhist, Shaiva. The main festival of Nabadwip is “Rash Utsab” (Rasa lila). It is also known as “Pat Purnima” or “Rash Kali Puja” or “Shakta Rash”. The varieties of Baishnaba, Shakta, Saiba Pratima (Idols) attracts every one.

Geography

Important towns

Krishnanagar is the district headquarters of Nadia. It is located on the bank of Jalangi River. This was also a cultural heritage town of ancient Bengal.Nabadwip was the capital of Bengal under Ballal Sen and later Lakshman Sen, the famous rulers of the Sena Empire, who ruled from 1159 to 1206.Kalyani is another important city and only smart city of this district. Kalyani also known of education, industrial hub & medical hub in this district.Ranaghat, situated 74 kilometres north of Kolkata on the bank of Churni River, is famous for its railway communication. Before the Indo -Bangladesh partition it was the most important junction station of Sealdah–Ranaghat line.Santipur is a very old and popular city in Nadia district.This place is very much famous for Bethuadahari Wildlife Sanctuary.Palashipara is an important semi town of Nadia in the bank of Jalangi River.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Nadia district has a population of 5,168,488,roughly equal to the United Arab Emirates or the US state of Colorado.This gives it a ranking of 18th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 1,316 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,410/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.24%. Nadia has a sex ratio of 947 females for every 1000 males,and a literacy rate of 75.58%.

 

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