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Districts in Rajshahi: Bogra | Joypurhat | Naogaon | Natore | Chapai Nawabganj | Pabna | Rajshahi | Sirajganj

Joypurhat District Information

Area965.44 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Dinajpur district on the north, Naogaon districts on the south, Bogra and Gaibandha districts on the east, Bogra and Naogaon districts and Indian province of west bengal on the west.
Profile
Joypurhat was the only subdivision of the erstwhile Bogra district, and since 1984 it has been turned into a district. The district consists of 3 municipalities, 27 wards, 5 upazilas, 32 union parishads, 719 mouzas, 74 mahallas and 898 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Akkelpur Upazila, Joypurhat Sadar Upazila, Kalai Upazila, Khetlal Upazila, Panchbibi Upazila

Post Codes for Joypurhat District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
34Joypurhat-1Md Mozahar Ali ProdhanBangladesh Nationalist Party
35Joypurhat-2Golam MostofaBangladesh Nationalist Party
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
34Joypurhat-1BNP (63.80)BNP (43.11)BNP (30.97)
35Joypurhat-2BNP (57.47)BNP (47.90)BNP (50.47)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
During the anti-British Swadeshi Movement there was an abortive bomb attack on a train under the leadership of Comrade Abdul Kader Chowdhury and Mihir Mukherjee, the former was later captured and deported to the Andaman.
Places to see
Remains of the palace of Raja Jaygopal, the Garuda Pillar at Bhimer Panti, Dargah of Nimai Pir.
Newspapers
Extinct: Aloran (1949-52), sonarbangla (1972-75), Shebak (1978-82), Saptahik Simanta (1982-89) Saptahik Joypurbarta (1987-88), Saptahik Bangabani (1985-88),Saptahik Balighata, Saotahik Panchmatha. Daily Nabanna, Uttar Simanta (1996-99); Quarly Diganta (1981-84); Mahua (monthly).
Rivers little jamuna, Tulsi Ganga and Haramati.
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