The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. Demographics India census, Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. Begamganj is a very old locality in Jiaganj. There were 121,187 (52%) males and 113,378 (48%) females. Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. It had 29 family welfare subcentres. There are three distinct categories in this industry, namely (i) Mulberry cultivation and silkworm rearing (ii) Peeling of raw silk (iii) Weaving of silk fabrics. They have also a temple of "Laxmi-Narayan Dev" adjacent to their residential house and have trusty of Sabayat among themselves. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. These estimates were based on Central Sample data of NSS 55th round 1999-2000. As early as the eighteenth century, prosperous Svetambara Jain merchants, traders and financers settled in the Murshidabad–Azimganj–Jiaganj area fulfilled their religious obligation of charity and public service to the temples by donating and dedicating sacred texts of handwritten manuscripts and books creating a depository of the temple bhandar that still exists, currently concentrated in only one of the … From the British reign, most famous personalities came to the post of Chairman and had their greatest activity for the development of this Municipality. The main areas where this industry has flourished are Khagra and Jiaganj. Jiaganj is on the east side while Azimganj is on the west. [4], Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block has an area of 192.13 km2. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. The family has contributed a lot to the society, religion, academics and culture. The name was changed to Jiaganj after the Mughal Empire conquered Bengal, and came in power of Murshidabad. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality is one of the oldest municipalities in Murshidabad district. It serves Jiaganj town and surroundings areas. Map of Jiaganj Azimganj village in Null Tehsil, Murshidabad, West Bengal. The Ganges/Padma and the Bhagirathi form the two equal sides; the Jalangi forms the entire base; other offshoots of the Ganges meander within the area. On October 8, primary school teacher Prakash Pal (35), his pregnant wife Beauty Pal (28) and their son Angan (6) were killed with sharp weapons inside their house in Jiaganj-Azimganj municipality. Attracted by the promise of trade and banking several families, especially Jains settled here, many Jain temples on both banks of the river of standing tall till date are the witnesses for the same. 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 Azimganj is a city and a municipality in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The temple is dedicated to Lord Parshvanatha, the twenty-third Jain Tirthankara . Jiagnj Rural Hospital functions with 30 beds at Jiaganj and Azimganj Primary Health Centre at Azimganj functions with 15 beds. There is a college named "Sripath Sing College" made by Sripath Sing Dugar at Bhattapara. Tracing its roots back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the areas of Azimganj–Jiaganj–Murshidabad today form a cluster of 13 active Jain Svetambara temples which by Jain religious standards entitles the location of the temples to be called a tirtha (pilgrimage site). [6][7], Jiaganj College of Engineering and Technology at Jiaganj offers diploma courses in engineering.[8]. Create New Account. Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … There are two parallel railway links on both the sides of river Bhagirathi. Rome2rio makes travelling from Jiaganj Azimganj to Buddh Gaya easy. Begamganj is a very old locality in Jiaganj. [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. 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Debipur a small neighbourhood situated on the banks of Bhāgirathi-Hooghly river,traditionally known as 'Ganga'. 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(… Others numbered 2,043 and formed 0.87% of the population. The most famous Indian Sari, … The fund, created by the Government of India, is designed to redress regional imbalances in development. Organization. [8], See also – List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, In the 2001 census, Bengali was mother tongue of 98.3% of the population in Murshidabad district, followed by Santhali 0.8%, Hindi 0.4%, Telugu 0.2% and Urdu 0.1%. Azimganj-Nalhati Railway line started in 1872. Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, sociology, political science, history, geography and BCom. Jain religion has been famous here. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). Affiliated with the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, history, philosophy, political science, economics, physics, chemistry, mathematics and botany, and post graduation in Bengali. A new rail bridge is coming up over river Bhagirathi connecting Nashipur to Azimganj. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). [32], Community development block in West Bengal, India, List of West Bengal districts ranked by literacy rate, "District Census Handbook: Murshidabad, Series 20 Part XII A", "Types and sources of floods in Murshidabad, West Bengal", "District Statistical Handbook 2014 Murshidabad, Tables 2.1, 2.2", "Directory of District, Subdivision, Panchayat Samiti/ Block and Gram Panchayats in West Bengal", "C.D. [1][2], The Bagri or the eastern part of the district is a low lying alluvial plain with the shape of an isosceles triangle. It also produced pulses and oilseeds. In Jiaganj Azimganj, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. In Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block while the proportion of Muslims increased marginally from 52.27% in 1991 to 52.81% in 2001, the proportion of Hindus declined marginally from 46.92% in 1991 to 46.03% in 2001. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. See more of Jiaganj Azimganj on Facebook. It is liable to be flooded by the spill of the Bhagirathi and other rivers. These two riparian settlements remind the rich history and cultural heritage of Bengal. The old and historic city of Nawab period is situated near Azimganj city railway station. Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality was established in 1896. It passes through this CD Block and there are stations at Jiaganj and Murshidabad. The subdivision has its headquarters at Murshidabad Police stations in Lalbag subdivision Commission, No. Bhattas (Bhattacharyas) were also one of the old Landlord (Lakheraj i.e. The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. Jiaganj and Azimganj has an average literacy rate of 68% : male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 62%. Purulia, Bankura and Birbhum districts had higher rural poverty ratios. Scheduled Castes numbered 40,442 (17.24%) and Scheduled Tribes numbered 12,326 (5.25%). Murshidabad-Jiaganj is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Lalbag subdivision of Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Most prominent of them is Manmothonath Saha and Sripath Sing. Durgapada Singha, Shyamsundar Singha Choudhury, Anil Singha, Umapada Ghosh, Ashit Ghosh, Kalinarayan Singha are few of them. serves Jiaganj Azimganj municipality. The municipal area is surrounded by Murshidabad town in the south, vast land of Bhagabangolla in the North and while in the east and west sides by the Rada area of Nabagram and Sagardighi. [21], In 2013-14, Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block produced 671 tonnes of Aman paddy, the main winter crop from 307 hectares, 5,431 tonnes of Boro paddy (spring crop) from 1,691 hectares, 141 tonnes of Aus paddy (summer crop) from 75 hectares, 8,930 tonnes of wheat from 3,985 hectares, 31 tonnes of maize from 12 hectares, 91,177 tonnes of jute from 7,991 hectares and 9,499 tonnes of potatoes from 495 hectares. Hindus numbered 104,636 and formed 44.61% of the population. In more recent years sandalwood etching has become more popular than ivory carving. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath,[9][10] Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh. Geography Jiaganj Azimganj 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. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)", "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. The Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality has population of 51,790 of which 26,150 are males while 25,640 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. Create New Account. Thereafter next Sevayet (Priest) of Amaipara Kalibari, Jiaganj is Shrish Bhattacharya S/o Kailash Bhattacharya and Rampada's grand son-in-law Mahendra Nath Bhattacharya founded Lord Shiva Temple (More than 100 Years old) situated at Bhattapara. Jiaganj (24.23°N 88.27°E) is on the east side while Azimganj (24.23°N 88.25°E) is on the west. 2) As of 2001 India census[3], Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. The Jiaganj-Azimganj city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. Jiaganj আমার শহর. Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … [19], As per the Human Development Report 2004 for West Bengal, the rural poverty ratio in Murshidabad district was 46.12%. Every year a puja of Lord Kartik (another Hindu God) was used to be held there in "Kartik Bari". Bikki Khela Ghar, Anjali Villa, an ancient Shiva temple etc are located here. These people played a very vital role in the famous Nashhipure incident. The Sarbajanani Durga Puja in Baroaritala and Saraswatitala is famous and old one. Azimganj was an important trade centre during the 17th / 18th Centuries and was considered by … There was also a famous house named "Kartik Bari" where taxes was used to be collected when Manmothonath Saha was a landlord (up to 1965). In 1863, the Indian Branch Railway Company, a private company opened the Nalhati - Azimganj branch line The 27 kilometres List of all towns and Villages in Murshidabad Block of Murshidabad district, West Bengal. SabjiMandi) is within this locality. Traversing over hundred years since today this historic municipal town is inhabited by people of all religion, caste, creed, language, and culture and the municipal area is embellished and honoured with the harmonious existence of Temples, Mosques, Churches and Gurudwara in it. [23] Following land reforms land ownership pattern has undergone transformation. Bhattapara is a locality at Jiaganj town named after Bhattacharyas, who used to live here (more than 350 years) from the earlier time of Nawab Murshid Kuli Khan (Subedar of Bengal) of Murshidabad and the next generations of Bhatta family have been living still now at Bhattapara. They were also Hindu Paschatya Vaidic Brahmins. As of 2001[update] India census,[2] Jiaganj Azimganj had a population of 47,228. The proportion of Muslims in the population of Murshidabad district in 1951 was 55.24%. History of Shri Jiaganj Teerth The history of Shri Jiaganj Teerth states that Shri Jiaganj Teerth is a very ancient teerth. Notable personalities: Well-known playback singer Arijit Singh, famous proponent and guru of Kirtan style of devotional music, Hari Makhan Das and his disciple Radharani Devi, who was also a noted film-actress of 1930s-40s, a contemporary co-actress of Kanan Bala. Shree Adinath Ji, 3. The town is twinned with Jiaganj which is situated on the opposite bank of the river Bhagirathi, (a branch of river Ganges). or. [28], Baharampur-Lalgola Road and Rabindra Sarani-Siraj-ud-daulah Road pass through this block. 8 talking about this. Sripat Singh College was established in 1949 at Jiaganj. 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. Azimganj is situated at the west bank of river Bhagirathi. It is located to the north from the city center of Azimganj and is a small cultural center of the district. It is around these tirthas that a lesser-known Jain visual culture developed, influencing the evolution of … The population below 6 years was 28,993. Definitions of Jiaganj_Azimganj, synonyms, antonyms, derivatives of Jiaganj_Azimganj, analogical dictionary of Jiaganj_Azimganj (English) Rampada Chakraborty (1831 A.D.) of Bhattapara was the first priest of Amaipara Goddess 'Kali' whose elder daughter was Matangini Devi got married with Debendra Nath Bhatta(1863 A.D.). It is a locality in jiaganj near the Bhagirathi river. The twin town is situated on the opposite banks of the river Bhagirathi, a branch of river Ganges. The Svetambara Jain zemindar of Jiaganj, Sripat Singh Dugar, gifted the palatial out-house of his palace and a handsome sum in cash for the college. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. Important train that goes through Jiaganj railway station : Jiaganj and Azimganj are connected by boat service managed by local municipality on river Bhagirathi. Beedi making has flourished in the Jangipur subdivision. [21], Murshidabad district is listed as a backward region and receives financial support from the Backward Regions Grant Fund. [8], As per 2001 census, Murshidabad-Jiaganj block has a total population of 199,261, out of which 103,421 were males and 96,200 were females. Most of their buildings are now dilapidated and abandoned condition. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. One of the most famous place in Jiaganj. Shree Bimalnath Ji, 4. 100% villages have power supply and drinking water supply. It has 1 panchayat samity, 8 gram panchayats, 153 gram sansads (village councils), 132 mouzas and 127 inhabited villages. Distance between Sealdah and Jiaganj is 235 km. [22], Persons engaged in agriculturein Murshidabd-Jiaganj CD Block, From 1977 onwards major land reforms took place in West Bengal. Murshidabad-Jiaganj block registered a population growth of 26.11 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade. Originally they came from Kanauj (U.P) at the time of King Ballal Sen/ Laxman Sen. Jain temples There are several historic Jain temples in the city including Sri Neminath Swami, Chintamani Parasnath, Shantinath, [2] [3] Gaudi Parshwanath, Padmaprabhu, and Sanwalia Parasnath (Rambagh) temples and a dadabadi at Rambagh. [21], There are 127 inhabited villages in Murshidabad-Jiaganaj CD Block. Jiaganj Tirth ( Jain Mandir's) 4 Mandir and one Dadabari [9] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent. "Pathar Bari" temple of Goddess Durga is situated near the bank of the river Bhagirathi at Bhattapara is their ancient architecture. [13][15][16], Murshidabad was the only Muslim majority district in West Bengal at the time of partition of India in 1947. The Boro Govinda Bari is a place of religious interest. Murshidabas and Jiaganj police stations serve this block. A gigantic sweet (Chomchom) was made in his honour. Nahar family also founded Kumar Singh Hall with a temple, community hall, library and museum in Kolkata near their residence at Indian mirror street. [12], In the 2011 census, Muslims numbered 127,886 and formed 54.52% of the population in Murshidabad-Jiaganj CD Block. It was also a holy place for Vaishnava culture in some point of time in the past. Things to do near Jiaganj Station on Tripadvisor: See 320 reviews and 1,057 candid photos of things to do near Jiaganj Station in Murshidabad, West Bengal. 96,835 patients were treated outdoor in the hospitals, health centres and subcentres of the CD Block. Baluchar is the original ancestral name of Jiaganj. The WHO guideline for arsenic in drinking water is 10 mg/ litre, and the Indian Standard value is 50 mg/ litre. Debipur constitutes the ward number 8 of Jiaganj-Azimganj Municipality.It consists of Debipur Mahanta Ganapati Das High School and Debipur Sub-Post office.[3]. The Sarbajanani Durga Puja in Baroaritala and Saraswatitala is famous and old one. Places to vist - Jiaganj-Azimganj জিয়াগঞ্জ- ... Rani Bhavani, born in 1716 and widowed at 32, became a legend for her administrative ability. As per 2001 census, Murshidabad-Jiaganj block has a total population of 199,261, out of which 103,421 were males and 96,200 were females. From the British reign, most famous personalities came to the post of Chairman and had their greatest activity for the development of this Municipality. The title Bhatta was given by the Nawab of Murshidabad. [5] Headquarters of this CD Block is at Murshidabad. Jiaganj 1. 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. Jiaganj-Azimganj Pictures While the proportion of Muslim population in the district increased from 61.40% in 1991 to 63.67% in 2001, the proportion of Hindu population declined from 38.39% in 1991 to 35.92% in 2001. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. 57 villages (44.88%) have a pucca approach road and 54 villages (44.52%) have transport communication (includes bus service, rail facility and navigable waterways). Jiaganj Azimganj has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 62%. Also a temple of Lord Krishna (ThakurBari) made by Manmothonath Saha. Prominent author S.K.Roy has written a lot about Bhattapara and Jiaganj in his books. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose visited Kartik Bari before independence (before 1947). The present chairman of Jiaganj and Azimganj Municipality is Sri Prasenjit Ghosh. The teerth kshetra is situated in Jiaganj is about 200 Km away from Kolkata. Jiaganj and Azimganj are connected by boat service managed by local municipality on river Bhagirathi. Shree Adinath Ji, Kathgola temple, 5. In spite of living different religious of people, they do not forget that they are the sons of our India. 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  / The station is situated at Jiaganj in Murshidabad district in the Indian state of West Bengal. 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. It has fertile soil suitable for cultivation. This conglomeration of ancient Gauda (North Bengal) and Rada area constituting this municipality was a part of Murshidabad municipality till 1896 when it was curved out as a separate municipal area. Notable Schools: St.Joseph's School,Jiaganj Raja Bijoy Singh Vidyamandir (old name Edward Coronation Institution), Azimganj Rai Budh Singh Bahadur High School, Azimganj Keshore Kumari Balika Vidyalaya, Birendra Singh Singhi High School, Surendra Narayan Girls High School, Amaipara High School, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dav School. Log In. 14 villages (11.02%) have post offices. Jiaganj Azimganj Pictures. [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. 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