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Districts in Dhaka: Dhaka | Faridpur | Gazipur | Gopalganj | Jamalpur | Kishoreganj | Madaripur | Manikganj | Munshiganj | Mymensingh | Narayanganj | Narsingdi | Netrokona | Rajbari | Shariatpur | Sherpur | Tangail

Narsingdi District Information

Area1140.76 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Kishoreganj district on the north, Narayanganj and Brahmanbaria districts on the south, Brahmanbaria and Kishoreganj districts on the east, Gazipur district on the west.
Profile
Narsingdi district was a subdivision under greater Dhaka district and was turned into a district in 1984. The district consists of 6 upazilas, 3 municipalities, 27 wards, 55 mahallas, 69 union parishads, 652 mouzas, 1060 villages.
Upazilla/ Thana
Belabo Upazila, Monohardi Upazila, Narsingdi Sadar Upazila, Palash Upazila, Raipura Upazila, Shibpur Upazila

Post Codes for Narsingdi District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
199Narsingdi-1Mohammad Nazrul IslamBangladesh Awami League
200Narsingdi-2Anwarul Ashraf KhanBangladesh Awami League
201Narsingdi-3Zahirul Haque Bhuiyan MohanBangladesh Awami League
202Narsingdi-4Nurul Majid Mahmud HumayunBangladesh Awami League
203Narsingdi-5Raziuddin AhmedBangladesh Awami League
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
197Narsingdi-1BNP (52.76)BNP (39.80)BNP (58.42)
198Narsingdi-2BNP (52.46)BNP (42.76)BNP (47.32)
199Narsingdi-3BNP (49.18)BNP (48.33)BNP (47.29)
200Narsingdi-4BNP (49.94)BAL (46.51)BNP (53.40)
201Narsingdi-5BAL (53.05)BAL (45.00)BNP (23.08)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
During the mass upsurge in 1969 three persons were killed and many wounded on 29 December when police fired indiscriminately on procession at Hatirdia Bazar (Monohardi).
Places to see
Silver coin discovered at Wari Batteshwar village (c third century AD), imitated gold coin (c. eighth century AD) discovered at village Wari, stone image (Sena period) found at Narsingdi town, silver coin of Gias Uddin Azam Shah at Algi village, silver coin (Sultani period) at Panchdona, three domed mosque (1524) at Ashrafpur, single domed mosque (eighteenth century) and tomb of Shah Monsur at Kumardi, two copper plate inscriptions (seventeenth century) found at village Ashraffpur, Bibi Joynab Mosque (1719), Parulia Mosque (1716), Raghunath Mandir (c seventeenth century).
Newspapers
Dainik Barta, Dainik Uttap, Dainik Grameen Darpan, Weeklies- Narsingdir Khabar, Aotikram, Khorak; periodicals- Bandhan, Meghna, Grameen Khabar, Narsinghahi.
Rivers Meghna, Arial Khan, Haridhoa, Kalagachhia and Paharia.

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