Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Rangpur: Dinajpur | Gaibandha | Kurigram | Lalmonirhat | Nilphamari | Panchagarh | Rangpur | Thakurgaon
Lalmonirhat District Information
|Area||1241.46 square kilometers.|
Kuchbihar and Jalpaiguri districts of West Bengal (India) on the north, Rangpur
district on the south, Kurigram
district and Kuchbihar district of West Bengal on the east, Nilphamari
districts on the west.
Lalmonirhat district was established in 1984. It consists of 5 upazilas, 2 municipalities, 18 wards, 85 mahallas, 41 union parishads, 425 mouzas, 484 villages and 33 enclaves.
Amtali Upazila, Hatibandha Upazila, Kaliganj Upazila, Lalmonirhat Sadar Upazila, Patgram Upazila
Post Codes for Lalmonirhat District
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|16||Lalmonirhat-1||BAL (44.82)||JP (42.14)||JP (33.50)|
|17||Lalmonirhat-2||JP (34.53)||JP (42.19)||JP (46.30)|
|18||Lalmonirhat-3||BNP (44.89)||JP (35.90)||JP (36.74)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
During the war of liberation the headquarters of Sector 6 was located at Burimari of Lalmonirhat district. Lalmonirhat was liberated on 6 December 1971.
|Places to see|
Subadar Monsur Khan Mosque (known as Nidaria Mosque), Sindhumati dighi, Hussain Sarabor (dry pond), Harano (lost) Mosque (8th century AH), Dharla Bridge at Mughalhat, Tusharbandhar Zamindar Bari, Ijaradar Mosque, Kakina Rajbari, Kabi Bari (house and collections of poet Sheikh Fazlul Karim), the tomb of Hazrat Shah Sufi Muhammad Fazlur Rahman (known as Blind Hafez).
Weekly Lalmonirhat Barta, Weekly Janajani; irregular: Lalmonirhat Sahitya Patrika; extinct: Weekly Rangapur Dikprakash (1948, Kaliganj), Monthly Bashana, Chaloman, Daruchini, Chharpatra, Idaning, Aurenna Radan, Bashana (1908, Kaliganj) and Akata.
|Rivers|| almost silted.|