8 talking about this. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. 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Jiaganj is located at 24°14′N 88°16′E / 24.23°N 88.27°E / 24.23; 88.27, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block lies in the Ganges-Bhagirathi Basin, which is a long and narrow river valley. From 1755, a huge complex with over a dozen temples was built in … "Pathar Bari" temple of Goddess Durga is situated near the bank of the river Bhagirathi at Bhattapara is their ancient architecture. After 1965, when Land Lord system or "Zamindari" system was abolished, Bhattapara lost its glory. [21], Murshidabad-Jiaganj II CD Block had 130 fertiliser depots, 3 seed stores and 41 fair price shops in 2013-14. Several writ petitions came to be filed relating to removal of the Chairman of Jiaganj Azimganj Municipality on the basis of the requisition dated 24th March 2017 signed by nine councillors including the petitioner under Section 18(3) of the West Bengal Municipal Act, 1993. All but one of the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district have arsenic contamination above the WHO level, all but two of the blocks have arsenic concentration above the Indian Standard value and 17 blocks have arsenic concentration above 300 mg/litre. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. As of 2001[update] India census,[2] Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. Create New Account. Find all the transport options for your trip from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya right here. Bikki Khela Ghar, Anjali Villa, an ancient Shiva temple etc are located here. Jiaganj Azimganj is a twin town where the Jain culture flourished, gets its name from the two towns on opposite sides of the Baghirathi River, Jiaganj (Ziaganj) on the left bank and Azimganj on the right bank.Jiaganj's historical name is 'Baluchor'. [20], In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block in 2011, amongst the class of total workers, cultivators numbered 15,450 and formed 18.06%, agricultural labourers numbered 36,829 and formed 43.06%, household industry workers numbered 5,127 and formed 5.99% and other workers numbered 28,124 and formed 32.88%. Originally they came from Kanauj (U.P) at the time of King Ballal Sen/ Laxman Sen. [28], Baharampur-Lalgola Road and Rabindra Sarani-Siraj-ud-daulah Road pass through this block. Jiaganj Tirth ( Jain Mandir's) 4 Mandir and one Dadabari [17][18] The Radcliffe Line had placed Muslim majority Murshidabad in India and the Hindu majority Khulna in Pakistan, in order to maintain the integrity of the Ganges river system In India. The population below 6 years was 28,993. Log In. Shree Adinath Ji, Kathgola temple, 5. Because of the abundance of silk, muslin, ivory and rich agricultural yield the entire area had become the centre of vigorous economic activities during the nineteenth century Bengal. It serves Jiaganj town and surroundings areas. Sripat Singh College was established in 1949 at Jiaganj. Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 24.244104, 88.268021. Jiaganj Azimganj , Murshidabad , West Bengal: Country: India: Age (in 2020) 33 years 8 months 4 days Old: Birth Sign: Taurus: Height: in centimeters- 168 cm in meters- 1.68 m in Feet Inches- 5' 6" ins: Weight: in Kilograms- 76 kg in Pounds- 167.55 lbs: Religion/Caste The name was changed to Jiaganj after the Mughal Empire conquered Bengal, and came in power of Murshidabad. [22], Persons engaged in agriculturein Murshidabd-Jiaganj CD Block, From 1977 onwards major land reforms took place in West Bengal. These estimates were based on Central Sample data of NSS 55th round 1999-2000. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). [1][2], The Bagri or the eastern part of the district is a low lying alluvial plain with the shape of an isosceles triangle. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. Bell metal and Brass utensils are manufactured in large quantities at Khagra, Berhampore, Kandi and Jangipur. [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. Jhunu Bhatta was the Ex-Head mistress for more than 37 years of this school also a daughter-in-law of the Bhatta Family. Jiaganj is a large town in West Bengal, with the number of residents close to 45,000 people. Murshidabad-Jiaganj Location in West Bengal, India Coordinates: 24°14′N 88°16′E  /  24.23°N 88.27°E  / 24.23; 88.27 Coordinates : 24°14′N 88°16′E  /  24.23°N 88.27°E  / Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … Shree Bimalnath Ji, 4. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. The old and historic city of Nawab period is situated near Azimganj city railway station. Jiaganj and Azimganj- the two towns located on opposite sides of the Baghirathi River, Jiaganj (Ziaganj) on the east bank and Azimganj on the west bank. As of 2012, 272 districts across the country were listed under this scheme. Jiaganj Azimganj is a city and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. [3], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block is bounded by Bhagawangola I and Bhagawangola II CD Blocks in the north, Raninagar I CD Block in the east, Berhampore CD Block in the south and Nabagram CD Block in the west. serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. The gender disparity (the difference between female and male literacy rates) was 7.66%. The subdivision has its headquarters at Murshidabad Police stations in Lalbag subdivision Commission, No. It also produced pulses and oilseeds. 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