Know About Rangpur

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Rangpur is one of the 7 divisions of Bangladesh with it’s headquarter at Rangpur. This is situated in the northern part of Bangladesh. Rangpur City is 350 kilometers away from capital Dhaka. Rangpur is well communicated with Dhaka by rail, foad & air. The Nearest Airport in Saidpur which 25 Km way from PMC. The city is one of the oldest town in the northern region of the country. it is a place of old heritage of culture and history. In the British India, it was a part of Assam. Rangpur is also well communicated with Kolkata, Katmandu & vocational Centre (Begum Rokeya Kendra) has been established in her birth place (Pairaband, Mithapukur,Rangpur).Raja Ram Mohon Roy, who struggled for elimination of Satidah Protha ` in Hindu custom, served in Rangpur district as civil servant in the British era and a large club has been established after his mane for his contribution in the society. Carmichael College was established by Sir Carmichael and now it is one of the oldest and prestigious educational institute of the country. recently apublic university (Begum Roketa university) has been established and it is running its academic activities with good reputation.

Tajhat “Raj Bari” is an old Jaminder House (Residence of the then Maharaja) which is very recently converted into a beautiful museum.

A religious leader, Mowlana Keramat Ali (R) (1800-1873) came in this district from his birth place in the Uttar Pradesh, India for preaching of Islam. A mosque ( Keramotia Mospue) has been established after his name where many people gather every day to offer payer.

Late Mr Monajat Uddin ( 1945-1995), a famous Journalist was born in this District. He was involved in the publication of many daily and weekly newspapers. There are about a dozens of books written by him. He was honored by several national prizes.

A large and modern centre for recreation (Vinnnoya Jagat) has been developed in this district where many people spend their memorable hours throughout the year.

Rangpur, being situated in the northern part of the country and comparatively closer of the Himalayas, the lowest temperature in winter falls 5 to 6 Degree Celsius and during summer highest temperature becomes 32 to 33 degrees. The climate remain excellent through.

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