Divisions: Barisal |
Districts in Rajshahi: Bogra | Joypurhat | Naogaon | Natore | Chapai Nawabganj | Pabna | Rajshahi | Sirajganj
Natore District Information
|Area||1896.05 square kilometers.|
Natore subdivision was established in 1845 under Rajshahi district and it was turned into a district in 1984. It consists of 6 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 36 wards, 93 mahallas, 52 unions, 1272 mouzas and 1377 villages.
Bagatipara Upazila, Baraigram Upazila, Gurudaspur Upazila, Lalpur Upazila, Natore Sadar Upazila, Singra Upazila
|Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
||Area Name||Elected MP||From|
|58||Natore-1||Md. Abu Talha||Jatiya Party|
|59||Natore-2||Md. Ahad Ali Sarker||Bangladesh Awami League|
|60||Natore-3||Zunaid Ahned Palak||Bangladesh Awami League|
|61||Natore-4||Md. Abdul Quddus||Bangladesh Awami League|
|Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991|
|57||Natore-1||BNP (51.16)||BNP (48.94)||BNP (51.30)|
|58||Natore-2||BNP (52.26)||BNP (35.52)||BAL (25.89)|
|59||Natore-3||BNP (51.51)||BNP (35.65)||JI (36.00)|
|60||Natore-4||BNP (48.03)||BAL (37.59)||BAL (35.77)|
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
Indigo resistance movements were held in this district during 1859 to 1860. During the War of Liberation in 1971 a direct battle was fought between the Pak army and the freedom fighters on 29 March in which about 40 members of the Pak army including Major Aslam and Capt Ishaq were killed.
|Places to see|
Natore Rajbari and Dighapatia Rajbari (Uttara Ganabhaban), Dayarampur Rajbari (Bagatipara) and Budpara Kali Mandir (Lalpur).
Dainik Uttar Bangabarta, Dainik Uttarpath, weekly Natore Barta.