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Tangail District Information

Area3424.39 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Jamalpur district on the north, Dhaka and Manikganj districts on the south, Mymensingh and Gazipur districts on the east, Sirajganj district on the west.
Profile
Tangail subdivision was established in 1870 and was turned into a district in 1969. The district consists of 11 upazilas, 8 municipalities, 72 wards, 211 mahallas, 103 union parishads, 2431 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Basail Upazila, Bhuapur Upazila, Delduar Upazila, Ghatail Upazila, Gopalpur Upazila, Kalihati Upazila, Madhupur Upazila, Mirzapur Upazila, Nagarpur Upazila, Sakhipur Upazila, Tangail Sadar Upazila

Post Codes for Tangail District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
130Tangail-1Muhammad Abdur RazzaqueBangladesh Awami League
131Tangail-2Khandaker AsaduzzamanBangladesh Awami League
132Tangail-3Motiur RahmanBangladesh Awami League
133Tangail-4Abdul Latif SiddiqueBangladesh Awami League
134Tangail-5Md. Abul QuasemJatiya Party
135Tangail-6Khandaker Abdul BatenIndependent Candidate
136Tangail-7Md. Akabbar HossainBangladesh Awami League
137Tangail-8Shokat Momen ShahjahanBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
133Tangail-1BAL (50.18)BAL (51.13)BAL (38.44)
134Tangail-2BNP (48.66)BAL (46.13)BNP (51.72)
135Tangail-3BNP (48.92)BNP (50.26)BNP (59.41)
136Tangail-4BNP (47.46)BAL (48.92)Other (38.57)
137Tangail-5BNP (32.21)BAL (39.96)JP (38.45)
138Tangail-6BNP (42.66)BNP (37.70)BNP (38.83)
139Tangail-7BAL (47.90)BNP (41.10)BNP (53.06)
140Tangail-8Other (42.68)BAL (62.64)BNP (47.32)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
Kagmari Conference (1957), Sannyasi revolt (1850), Peasant revolt (1858). During the Liberation War in 1971 Abdul Kader Siddiqui of Tangail independently led military operations against Pakistan army. His group was named Kaderia Bahini after its leader. This bahini led many successful guerrilla operations in Tangail. Kader Siddiqui himself was wounded at the Makrar battle near Balla village. The most noted successful operation of the Kaderia Bahini was the capture of a Pakistani ship with huge amount of arms and ammunitions at Bhuapur. In 1996, a devastating tornado caused heavy damage to a few villages.
Places to see
Atia Mosque (1608), Sagardighi, Ichamati Dighi, Nagarpur Dighi, Khamarpara Mosque, Dhanbari Mosque (1685).
Newspapers
Daily 9, weekly 14, fortnightly 3, monthly 2 and quarterly 1; most noted are the Dainik Mufassal, Dainik Deskotha, Dainik Majlumer Kantha, Ajker Telegram, weekly Tangail Barta, weekly Khamos, weekly Mou Bazar, weekly Purbakash, fortnightly Madhubani, weekly Janatar Kantha, quarterly Adalat. Extinct: Monthly Akbar-a-Islamia (1883), monthly Nabajug (1890), weekly Hitokari (1892), weekly Samachar (1936), weekly Hakkatha (1936), Bulletin Bangla, Satyakatha, weekly Janata (1954), Sahitya Patrika Ballark (1970), fortnightly Sanket (1973).
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