Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Dhaka: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail
Netrokona District Information
|Area||2810.40km square kilometers.|
Netrokona subdivision was established in 1882 and was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 10 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 102 mahallas, 85 union parishads and 2281 villages.
Atpara Upazila, Barhatta Upazila, Durgapur Upazila, Kalmakanda Upazila, Kendua Upazila, Khaliajuri Upazila, Madan Upazila, Mohanganj Upazila, Netrokona Sadar Upazila, Purbadhala Upazila
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
||Area Name||Elected MP||From|
|157||Netrokona-1||Mustaque Ahmed Ruhi||Bangladesh Awami League|
|158||Netrokona-2||Md. Ashraf Ali Khan||Bangladesh Awami League|
|159||Netrokona-3||Monjur Kader Kuraishi||Bangladesh Awami League|
|160||Netrokona-4||Rebeka Momin||Bangladesh Awami League|
|161||Netrokona-5||Waresat Hussan Belal||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|160||Mymensingh And Netrokona||BNP (41.87)||BNP (39.10)||BAL (35.42)|
|161||Netrokona-1||BNP (52.30)||BAL (39.96)||BNP (37.28)|
|162||Netrokona-2||BAL (48.13)||BAL (45.89)||BNP (39.69)|
|163||Netrokona-3||BNP (50.93)||BNP (45.82)||BAL (39.29)|
|164||Netrokona-4||BNP (50.48)||BAL (50.97)||BNP (50.54)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
During the British rule peasant revolt, Pagalpanthi revolt, Tonk and Tebhaga movements took place in the district. The leaders of the Swadeshi Movement killed Balak Saha of Village Borail in 1913 and Zamindar Mallick Bahadur of village Sahildeo in 1930 and looted their wealth. The three day All India Peasant Conference was held in Nagara of the district head quarters in 1945.
|Places to see|
Roail Bari Fort at Kendua, Khoja dighi (pond), palace of Maharaja at Susang Durgapur, dighi of Kamol Rani, Buddhist Math at Krishnapur of Atpara and the archaeological relics of Salki Matikata.
Daily: Banglar Darpan; periodical: Akshar, Chetana, Spandan, Smriti-71, Bijoy, Sreejani, Matir Subas and Janira; extinct: Ayrja Pradip (1875), Koumadi (1875), Mahat Uddesha (1930), Prantabashi (1930), Julfikr (1950), Arya Pradip (1287 BH), Uttar Akas (1368 BH).
|Rivers|| Someshwari, Kangsha, Magra, Dhanu, Dhala, Teorkhali.||