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The district  Purba Bardhaman, one of the important districts of the Burdwan Division, is situated between 23o53′ N to 22o56′ N Latitude and 88o25′ E to 87o56′ E Longitude. It contains an area of 5432.69 Sq.K.M. as ascertained by the latest survey, and a population according to the Census of 2011 is 4835532 persons. Burdwan the Principal town and administrative headquarters is situated on the north bank of Damodar river, in 23o14′ N Latitude and 87o51′ E Longitude. The name Bardhamana in the vernacular is a corruption of the Sanskrit Vardhamana (the present participle passive of the verb Vardh) and implies “The increasing or prosperous”.

DM MADAM
District Magistrate and Collector SMT. PRIYANKA SINGLA, IAS

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  • Child Helpline - 1098
  • Women Helpline - 1091
  • Crime Stopper - 1090
  • Rescue & Relief - 1070
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