Balurghat

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Balurghat is in North Bengal.

Understand[edit]

Balurghat is headquarters of Dakshin Dinajpur district in West Bengal.

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By train[edit]

There are two daily links with Kolkata - Sealdah-Balurghat Gour Express and Kolkata-Balurghat Tebhaga Express, two passenger links with Malda and an express link with New Jalpaiguri.

Get around[edit]

  •    Balurghat railway station.

See[edit]

  • Balurghat College Museum. Many antique collections including coins, inscriptions, sculptures, terracotta, ornamental stones, etc. of ancient ages are preserved here.
  •    Bolla Kali Temple (About 20 km from Balurghat town on the Balurghat- Malda Highway,). Kali Puja is being observed here on every Friday following the Rash Purnima. A fair is organised for three days.
  •    Devkot (Locally known as Bangarh) (Near Gangarampur). Bangarh is considered to be a historically important place for its ruins, from where a large number of inscriptions dating from the age of Ashoka to the middle ages, have been discovered,

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Sleep[edit]

  • PWD BungalowNear Disrict Collectorate Executive Engineer, P.W.D. +91 3522 255839. Outsiders Rs. 180 per day.
  • PWD (Roads) BungalowNear District Collectorate, on the bank of the River Atreyi Executive Engineer, P.W.D. (Roads) +91 3522 255266. Private/ Outsiders Rs. 80 per day.
  • Irrigation BungalowBeside Children's Park, near Circuit House Executive Engineer (A1), Balurghat Division +91 3522 255254. Outsiders Rs. 165 per room per day.
  •    Monalisa LodgeMahavidyalaya Road, Khadimpur (Near Khadimpur High School),  +91 3522 255535.

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