Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Khulna: Bagerhat | Chuadanga | Jessore | Jhenaidah | Khulna | Kushtia | Magura | Meherpur | Narail | Satkhira |
Chuadanga District Information
|Area||1157.42 square kilometers.|
district on the northeast, Meherpur
r district on the northwest, Jhenaidah
district on the south and southeast, Nadia district of west bengal of India on the southwest.
Chuadanga sub-division was within Nadia district before the Partition. In 1947, excepting Krishnagar thana, the whole territory of Chuadanga sub-division was included in Kushtia district. It was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 93 mahallas, 4 upazilas, 31 union parishads, 421 mouzas and 514 villages.
Alamdanga Upazila, Chuadanga Sadar Upazila, Damurhuda Upazila, Jibannagar Upazila
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
||Area Name||Elected MP||From|
|79||Chuadanga-1||Solayman Haque Joaddar (Salun)||Bangladesh Awami League|
|80||Chuadanga-2||Md. Ali Azgar||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|79||Chuadanga-1||BNP (55.49)||BNP (41.63)||BNP (34.67)|
|80||Chuadanga-2||BNP (56.96)||BNP (33.34)||JI (36.62)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
It is supposed from the records of the Greek historians and geographical formations that this region was a part of the kingdom of Gangaridhi and there was a city called Gangey here. From the beginning of the British rule the people of Chuadanga participated in many uprisings and democratic movements. Their contributions to uprisings and movements including the wahabi movement (1831), faraizi movement (1838-47), sepoy revolt (1857), Indigo Rebellion (1859-60), khilafat movement (1920), swadeshi movement (1906), Non cooperation, Violation of Law and Satyagraha Movements (1920-40), Quit India Movement or August Revolt (1942) and Freedom Movement are notable. During the War of Liberation in 1971 early resistance was put up in Chuadanga. During the War of Liberation more than one hundred direct encounters were held between the Pak army and the Freedom Fighters in Chuadanga district.
|Places to see|
Three domed Chuadanga Bara Mosque, Gholdari Mosque (1006 AD), Thakurpur Mosque, Shibnagar Mosque, Jamjami Mosque, Hazar Duari School (Damurhuda), Karpasdanga Neelkuthi, Gholdari Neelkuthi.
Dainik Pratham Rajdhani, Weekly Chaudanga Darpan, Weekly Chaudanga Samachar and Weekly Din Badaler Kagaj.
|Rivers|| Mathabhanga, bhairab, kumar, Chitra, and nabaganga.||