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Ranaghat is a small town beside the river Churni in Rarh of West Bengal. The name Ranaghat comes from the name of a Dakat Rana. This is the great character of Bandemataram by Bankim Ch. Chatthapdhay.

Get in[edit]

There are local trains available from Sealdah Station in Kolkata to reach Ranaghat junction station. Ranaghat Local, Shantipur Local, Krishnanagar Local and Lalgola passengers are available and take around 2 hrs. to reach Ranaghat. Few express trains stop in Ranaghat station.

Buses are also available from Kolkata. National Highway no 34 passes through Ranaghat (Pramanik stoppage)

Get around[edit]


A river bridge on Churni river connecting Kalinarayanpur and the station in a height of 40 ft is a lovely place Kalinarayanpur having river Churni on one side and majestic greeneries on other side is fascinating.


  • Churni River, Anulia. A boat cruise in Churni during moonlight is a treat. The place is ideal for a day picnic.






Go next[edit]

  • Krishnagar
  • Palashi

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