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INFORMATION ABOUT BURDWAN
The district of Burdwan is predominantly agricultural in its eastern part and highly industrialised in the west. It is called "rice plate" of Bengal for its abundant agri-fields and huge production of rice. In tourism scenario, the district of Burdwan in the state of West Bengal has great potential.
During period of Jahangir this place was named Badh-e-dewan (district headquarters). The town owes its historical importance to being the headquarters of the Maharajas of Burdwan, the premier noblemen of lower Bengal, whose rent-roll was upwards of 300,000. Bardhaman Raj was founded in 1657 by Sangam Rai, of the Kapoor Khatri family of Kotli in Lahore, Punjab, whose descendants served in turn the Mughal Emperors and the British government.
The Places of Interest and Sight Seeing
ACCOMODATION/STAY OPTIONS IN BURDWAN
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