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Tamralipta
Tamralipta
or Tamralipti was the name of a city in ancient India, located on the Bay of Bengal. The Tamluk
Tamluk
town in present-day West Bengal
Bengal
is identified as the site of Tamralipti.[1] It is believed that Tamralipti was the exit point of the Mauryan
Mauryan
trade route for the south and south-east.[2] Excavations at Moghalmari confirmed the presence of Buddhist vihars in the area which was mentioned by Chinese travelers Fa Hien
Fa Hien
and Xuanzang.[3] It was located near Rupnarayana river. This place has been mentioned in Mahabharata as a place which Bhima
Bhima
acquired. It was linked by roads with the major towns of that time, i.e. Rajagriha, Shravasti, Pataliputra, Varanasi, Champa, Kaushambi and Taxila. [4] See also[edit]

Odisha Kalinga

References[edit]

^ Dilip K. Chakrabarti (2001). Archaeological Geography of the Ganga Plain: The Lower and the Middle Ganga. Orient Blackswan. p. 125. ISBN 978-81-7824-016-9.  ^ "Purba (East) Medinipur". Calcutta High Court. Retrieved 19 November 2011.  ^ Shankar Chattopadhay, Suhrid (22 February 2013). "Unearthing a culture". Frontline. Retrieved 2 November 2013.  ^ Ports of Ancient Odisha
Odisha
- Odisha
Odisha
Review - Odissa Government

Manoranjan Bhaumick, History, Culture and Antiquities of Tamralipta, Kolkata, Punthi Pustak (2001) ISBN 81-86791-27-2. T. N. Ramachandran, "Tamralipti (Tamluk)", Artibus Asiae, Vol. 14, No. 3 (1951), pp. 226–239

External links[edit]

Archaeological Museum, Tamluk
Tamluk
(West Bengal) Tamralipti in Banglapedia

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Betor Bikrampur (Bikrampur Vihara) Chaityabhumi (Pandit Vihara) Chandraketugarh Devkot Dihar Gaur (Lakhsmanabati) Gobindapur Kalikata Karnasubarna Mahasthangarh Mainamati
Mainamati
(Shalban Vihara) Moghalmari Paharpur (Somapura Mahavihara) (Halud Vihara) Pandu Rajar Dhibi Pandua Saptagram Sonargaon Sutanuti Tamralipta Varendra
Varendra
(Jagaddala Mahavihara) Wari-Bateshwar

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Purba Medinipur district
Purba Medinipur district
topics

General

Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee Dharmathakur Haldia
Haldia
Refinery Haldia
Haldia
Utsav Nandigram violence Partition of Midnapore Tamralipta

Subdivisions

Contai Egra Haldia Tamluk

Territories

Dandabhukti Midnapore district

Municipalities

Contai Egra Haldia Panskura Tamluk

Community development blocks

Tamluk
Tamluk
subdivision

Nandakumar Moyna Tamluk Sahid Matangini Panskura Kolaghat Chandipur

Haldia
Haldia
subdivision

Mahisadal Nandigram I Nandigram II Sutahata Haldia

Egra
Egra
subdivision

Bhagabanpur I Egra
Egra
I Egra
Egra
II Patashpur I Patashpur II

Contai
Contai
subdivision

Bhagabanpur II Contai
Contai
I Deshapran Contai
Contai
III Khejuri I Khejuri II Ramnagar I Ramnagar II

Rivers

Haldi Hooghly Keleghai Rasulpur Rupnarayan

Transport

NH 6 NH 41 South Eastern Railway zone Kolkata Suburban Railway

Railway stations

Bhogpur Digha Haldia Panskura

Institutes of higher learning

College of Engineering and Management, Kolaghat Haldia
Haldia
Institute of Technology

Lok Sabha constituencies

Kanthi (Contai) Tamluk Panskura
Panskura
- now defunct

Vidhan Sabha constituencies

Tamluk Panskura
Panskura
Purba Panskura
Panskura
Paschim Moyna Nandakumar Mahisadal Haldia Nandigram Chandipur Patashpur Kanthi Uttar Bhagabanpur Khejuri Kanthi Dakshin Ramnagar Egra

Former Vidhan Sabha constituencies

Narghat Sutahata Mugberia

See also

Haldia
Haldia
Institute of Maritime Studies and Research Cities, towns and locations in Purba Medinipur district People from Purba Medinipur district Villages in Purba

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