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Raiganj is in North Bengal.


Openbill stork at Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary

Raiganj is headquarters of Uttar Dinajpur district in West Bengal

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

Kolkata-Radhikapur Express is a daily train that links Raiganj to Kolkata. There is a New Jalpaiguri-Radhikapur daily DEMU passenger. There is a weekly link express to Delhi and a weekly to Ajmer.

By road[edit]

Raiganj is on National Highway 34.

Get around[edit]

Area landmarks[edit]

  •   Raiganj railway station.
  •   North Bengal State Transport Corporation Bus Stand & Garage.


Little egret at Raiganj Bird Sanctuary
  •   Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary (Kulick Bird Sanctuary) (It is located 4 km north from the centre of Raiganj town). The area of the sanctuary is around 1.30 km². Several types of migratory birds arrive here each year from South Asian countries and coastal regions. They start arriving from June. The migratory species includes open-bill storks, egrets, night herons and cormorants. The resident birds are kites, flycatchers, owls, kingfishers, woodpeckers, drongoes, etc. Ornithologically, Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary is a very important heronry.


  •   Raiganj Eco Park (Enjoy a day out), Sohrai, Raiganj (Near Raiganj Bird Sanctuary, off NH 34).



  • Mangalam (Hotel Vinayak), 371 Mahatma Gandhi Road. Pure vegetarian AC restaurant




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