Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Khulna: Bagerhat | Chuadanga | Jessore | Jhenaidah | Khulna | Kushtia | Magura | Meherpur | Narail | Satkhira |
Narail District Information
|Area||990.23 square kilometers.|
Narail district was established in 1984. It consists of 2 municipalities, 18 wards, 43 mahallas, 3 upazilas, 37 union parishads, 445 mouzas and 649 villages.
Kalia Upazila, Lohagara Upazila, Narail Sadar Upazila
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
||Area Name||Elected MP||From|
|93||Narail-1||Md. Kabirul Haque||Independent Candidate|
|94||Narail-2||Sk Abu Bakr||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|93||Narail-1||BAL (54.65)||BAL (46.09)||BAL (45.89)|
|94||Narail-2||BAL (50.33)||BAL (44.95)||BAL (45.04)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
Indigo Revolt was organised in this district during 1859-60; in 1946 Tebhaga movement was held in the district. Narail district was liberated on 10 December 1971.
|Places to see|
Mosque at Village Goalbathan (1654), Kadamtala Mosque, Ghazir Dargah at Naldi, homestead of Raja Keshab Roy at Wazirpur, Radha Govinda Mandir at Jorbangla (eighteenth century), Kalibari at Lakshmipasha, Math at Baradia of Nihinathtala.
Present: Daily Ocean; Weekly: Narail Barta, monthly Prantik; extinct: fortnightly Kiran, Kalyani and Barujibi.
|Rivers|| madhumati, nabaganga, bhairab, chitra and Kajla.|