Ratneswar Temple, Bhattabati (or Bhattamati) -
The Pancha-Ratna Shiva Temple at Bhattabati with exquisite Terracotta Arts, is possibly the most beautiful temple in this district and can easily stand favourable comparison with any terracotta temple in West Bengal.
Bhagirathi and its change of course in Murshidabad -
The bhagirathi river ভাগীরথী was the main flow of Ganga hundreds of years ago. The original river Ganga used to flow across the entire north and east India from Uttarakhand to West Bengal before the 16th century. From time to time like other rivers too Bhagirathi has changed its course affecting the rise and fall of many cities on its banks, as it happened in the case of
Murshidabad মুর্শিদাবাদ .
Raja Asutosh Nath Roy, Cossimbazar Raj -
The family of Cossimbazar New palace had their patrimonial title of Chattopadhyay or Chatterjee. Ajodhya Narayan Roy, the founder of the family, had the hereditary title of “Rai”. The original ancestral residence of this family was at Ferozepur, a village in the Bhagwangola.
worlds longest open water swimming event -
worlds longest rational open water swimming competition, is organized every year by Murshidabad Swimming Association, Berhampore, Murshidabad, India since 1943.
Durga puja 2011, Berhampore, Murshidabad - Festival Pictures -
Durga puja 2011, Berhampore, Murshidabad - festival pictures
The foundation of this building was laid by the Nawab Humayun Jah on 29th August 1829 in presence of the then Governor-General Lord William Cavendish Bentinck. The construction of this building was complete in December 1837 AD. The total area of the Hazarduari complex is 41 acres. This magnificent building was built at a cost of Rs. 20.5 lacs. The Palace has 114 rooms and 8 Galleries. The architect of the building was Colonel Duncan McLeod of the Bengal Corps.
Hazarduari Utsav 2010 - Picture Gallery
HAZARDUARI UTSAV 2010 -
A thee days festival will be held in the Hazarduari Palce ground from 8th March, 2010. highlights of the evenings include : Kawali by ‘Warsi Brothers’ of Lucknow, Sufi-Kathak jugalbandi by Smt Manjuri Chaturvedi of Delhi, folk song by Sonojit Mondal, folk songs of ‘Murshidi’ and ‘Marfati’ genre, Kabir dohas, and also there will be songs by local artists of Murshidabad.
Krishnath College School, Berhampore -
The School was part of Berhampore College, established in November, 1853 AD. It first started in the building now known as the Manindra Hostel (or Main Hostel). The foundation stone was laid by the Hon’ble Sir Edward Norman Baker, K.C.S.I., the then Lieutenant Governor of Bengal, on the 9th of August, 1909.
Baranagore Temples - Murshidabad