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Kalyaneshwari Temple

Kalyaneshwari Temple ABOUT : The Kalyaneshwari Temple is a popular temple of West Bengal and Jharkhand state. Maa Kalyaneshwari who is present there in the form of Goddess Kali or Shakti and believed to be a living deity. It is also believed … Continue reading

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Mihijam / মিহিজাম

MIHIJAM (মিহিজাম) is a small town and a notified area in Jamtara District in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Mihijam population speaks in Hindi, Bengali and Santali. This is about today’s Mihijam. But there is more to know about this … Continue reading

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History of Bhasa andolon or Language Agitation of Manbhum

The Bhasa Andolon (ভাষা আন্দোলন ) also known Language Agitation was a movement in erstwhile  Manbhum district, present day (Purulia and Dhanbad districts), during the late 1940s to mid-1950s, to fight for Bengali language and to protest against the forcible … Continue reading

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Bengali Language & Bengali speaking population in Jharkhand

“Bengali or Bangla (বাংলা) is the language native to the region of Bengal, which comprises of the present-day nation of Bangladesh and of the Indian states West Bengal, Tripura and southern Assam. With about 220 million native and about 250 … Continue reading

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Formation of Dhanbad District

Dhanbad was originally a part of Manbhum District which was first in Bengal and then in 1911 it was separated from Bengal and became a part of Bihar-Orissa province. H. Coupland, I.C.S. Published the first District Gazetteer for Manbhum in … Continue reading

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History of Manbhum

INTRODUCTION : There was a District called MANBHUM District in the Eastern Part of India during British Raj. To know the history of erstwhile MANBHUM district we have to go back to the Mughal era. During the regime of Akbar, … Continue reading

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Visit to Belur Math

Image credit : Wikipedia Belur Math (or Muth)  is a must see place of Kolkata. Recently we visited once again on 16 Jul 2014. It is located on the West Bank of the Hoogly River, Belur, West Bengal, India. Belur … Continue reading

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