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Radhanagore (also spelled Radhanagar) is a village in the Khanakul I CD block in the
Arambagh subdivision Arambag subdivision is an administrative subdivision of the Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. Overview Arambag subdivision is a rural dominated area. All the blocks in the subdivision have cent percent population living in th ...
of the
Hooghly District Hooghly district () is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali Bengali or Bengalee, or Bengalese may refer to: *something of, from, or related to Bengal, a large region in South Asia * Bengalis, an ethnic ...

Hooghly District
of
West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali Bengali or Bengalee, or Bengalese may refer to: *something of, from, or related to Bengal, a large region in South Asia * Bengalis, an ethnic and linguistic group of the region * Bengali language, the language they sp ...

West Bengal
, India. It is the birthplace of Raja Rammohun Roy. Located near
Khanakul খানাকুল একটি শহর /khanakul is a Town Town Area :-(Khanakul,Krishananagar,gopalnagar,ramnagar,ubidpur,nodanarayanpur,Birlok,Radhananagar,ghagarpur) Khanakul Town is a very populous area and This town is the home of ra ...
, it is approachable from
Tarakeswar Tarakeswar (pronounced ''Tarakeshwar'') is a town and a municipality in Hooghly district Hooghly district () is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali language, Bengali: ''Paschim Banga'' ) is a States ...

Tarakeswar
or
Arambag Arambagh is a town and a municipality in Hooghly district Hooghly district () is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali language, Bengali: ''Paschim Banga'' ) is a States and union territories of Indi ...
. Mundeswari river flows nearby. The Raja's ancestral home and ruins of the house he built at the Langulpara
cremation ground file:Shamshan Ghat.jpg, Shmashana outside Indian village A ''shmashāna'' is a Hindu crematory ground, where dead bodies are brought to be burnt on a pyre. It is usually located near a river or body of water on the outskirts of village or town; as t ...
are still there. A college has been established in his name in the village.
Kamarpukur Kamarpukur is a village in the Goghat II CD block in the Arambag subdivision of the Hooghly District Hooghly district () is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali language, Bengali: ''Paschim Banga'' ...
, also in Hooghly District, birthplace of
Sri Ramkrishna
Sri Ramkrishna
and
Birsingha Birsingha is a large village located in Ghatal (community development block), Ghatal Block of Paschim Medinipur district, West Bengal. ''Birsingha'' village is famous for the birth place of the great Bengali social reformer and the author of ''V ...
in
Paschim Medinipur Paschim Medinipur district or West Midnapore district (also known as Midnapore West) is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali language, Bengali: ''Paschim Banga'' ) is a States and union territories of ...

Paschim Medinipur
, birthplace of
Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Order of the Indian Empire, CIE (26 September 1820 – 29 July 1891), born Ishwar Chandra Bandyopadhyay, was an Indian educator and social reformer. His efforts to simplify and modernise Bengali language, Bengali prose ...
are near Radhanagore.


Geography


Area overview

The Arambagh subdivision, presented in the map alongside, is divided into two physiographic parts – the Dwarakeswar River being the dividing line. The western part is upland and rocky – it is extension of the terrain of neighbouring Bankura district. The eastern part is flat alluvial plain area. The railways, the roads and flood-control measures have had an impact on the area. The area is overwhelmingly rural with 94.77% of the population living in rural areas and 5.23% of the population living in urban areas. Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map.


Gram panchayats

Khanakul খানাকুল একটি শহর /khanakul is a Town Town Area :-(Khanakul,Krishananagar,gopalnagar,ramnagar,ubidpur,nodanarayanpur,Birlok,Radhananagar,ghagarpur) Khanakul Town is a very populous area and This town is the home of ra ...
-I Block has two
gram panchayat Gram Panchayat (English: Village council) is a basic village-governing institute in Indian villages. It is a democratic structure at the grass-roots level in India. It is a political institute, acting as cabinet Cabinet or The Cabinet may ref ...
s named Rammohan-I and Rammohan-II covering both Radhanagar and Langulpara. Rammohan-I covers the following villages: Gaurangapur, Jagannathpur, Amarpur, Jakri, Sarda, Kalimba, Raghunathpur, Langulpara, Sahanpur, Chak Sonatikri, Dhamla, Paschim Radhanagar, and Senpur. Rammohan-II covers the following villages: Shrirampur, Kaiba, Atghara, Sekendarpur, Gobindapur, Khamargor, Maikhanda, and Helan.


Demographics

Paschim Radhanagar had a population of 2,220 and Langulpara of 1,638. Purba Radhanagar with a population of 4,878 is part of Balipur panchayat.


Education

Raja Rammohan Roy Mahavidyalaya Raja Rammohan Roy Mahavidyalaya, established in 1964, is a government affiliated college located at Radhanagar in the Hooghly district Hooghly district () is one of the districts of the state of West Bengal West Bengal (, Bengali langu ...
, a general degree college, was established at Radhanagore in 1964.


Notable people

*
Rammohan Roy Ram Mohan Roy (22 May 1772 – 27 September 1833) was an Indian reformer who was one of the founders of the Brahmo Samaj, Brahmo Sabha, the precursor of the Brahmo Samaj, a social-religious social reform, reform movement in the Indian subco ...


References

{{Hooghly District Villages in Hooghly district