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Bansberia Hindu vs Muslim Riot, Bomb Blast
Bansberia Hindu vs Muslim Riot, Bomb Blast
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: iNTERNET SERViCE
Jan Ra bansberia new song suiting with panchantala park suiting
Jan Ra bansberia new song suiting with panchantala park suiting
Published: 2016/09/08
Channel: BIPUL SHAW
Raam navmai ,Bansberia, kalbazar,ganjesh jut mil,hooghly
Raam navmai ,Bansberia, kalbazar,ganjesh jut mil,hooghly
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: santu mahato
Hanuman Jayanti In Bansberia (11.04.2017)
Hanuman Jayanti In Bansberia (11.04.2017)
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: Smartly Rahul
Boomb blast on occation of Hanuman jayanti at Bansberia
Boomb blast on occation of Hanuman jayanti at Bansberia
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: BKS tech Info
Dev Hero com in tribeni Bansberia Hooghly
Dev Hero com in tribeni Bansberia Hooghly
Published: 2016/04/24
Channel: Salam Solution Point.
BANSBERIA GANGES HIGH SCHOOL DANCE PROGRAM
BANSBERIA GANGES HIGH SCHOOL DANCE PROGRAM
Published: 2017/06/05
Channel: MD SHAMRUL ISLAM
Bansberia Danga Taza News about Hindu VS Muslim Riot 11-04-2017
Bansberia Danga Taza News about Hindu VS Muslim Riot 11-04-2017
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: iNTERNET SERViCE
Bansberia, Hanuman Jayanti. 11.03.2017
Bansberia, Hanuman Jayanti. 11.03.2017
Published: 2017/04/11
Channel: Amit Shaw
Milan Mela , Tribeni Bansberia Hooghly West Bengal
Milan Mela , Tribeni Bansberia Hooghly West Bengal
Published: 2016/12/08
Channel: Salam Solution Point.
Nayabo Manjar Naat In Bansberia Kolkata 2017
Nayabo Manjar Naat In Bansberia Kolkata 2017
Published: 2017/04/04
Channel: iNTERNET SERViCE
Suniel Shetty Come in Bansberia Hooghly by Kartick puja
Suniel Shetty Come in Bansberia Hooghly by Kartick puja
Published: 2016/11/25
Channel: Salam Solution Point.
Bansberia LAGAN BOYS....
Bansberia LAGAN BOYS....
Published: 2017/07/05
Channel: Bishkarma Paswan
West Bengal ke hooghly distick ke Bansberia me hanuman jayanti me bomb maaara gaya h 2017
West Bengal ke hooghly distick ke Bansberia me hanuman jayanti me bomb maaara gaya h 2017
Published: 2017/04/11
Channel: Sandip Shaw
Bansberia hanuman jaynti. ☺☺☺☺ bishkarma paswan
Bansberia hanuman jaynti. ☺☺☺☺ bishkarma paswan
Published: 2016/09/04
Channel: Dhananj Kumar
Hanuman Jayanti  of Bansberia
Hanuman Jayanti of Bansberia
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: Smartly Rahul
Bansberia airport comedy
Bansberia airport comedy
Published: 2017/05/19
Channel: MD SHAMRUL ISLAM
Hanman jaynti raily in bansberia..
Hanman jaynti raily in bansberia..
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: rjb mndl
Bansberia Disco Dance
Bansberia Disco Dance
Published: 2017/02/12
Channel: M Raju Rao
Bansberia 15 August
Bansberia 15 August
Published: 2017/08/16
Channel: Arun Ram
BIRYANI HUMARE DOST BANSBERIA
BIRYANI HUMARE DOST BANSBERIA
Published: 2016/11/01
Channel: Md Jamil Akhtar Zafri
Bansberia digital bhikari
Bansberia digital bhikari
Published: 2017/08/15
Channel: Rohit Mondal
Bansberia(Hangseshwari Temple, Rajbari) Bike Trip
Bansberia(Hangseshwari Temple, Rajbari) Bike Trip
Published: 2017/04/22
Channel: Destination
Muharram Akhara Part (5)  2016 By Bansberia Hooghly
Muharram Akhara Part (5) 2016 By Bansberia Hooghly
Published: 2016/10/18
Channel: Salam Solution Point.
Hangseswari Temple || Heritage of Bansberia Hooghy || West Bengal || Rocker
Hangseswari Temple || Heritage of Bansberia Hooghy || West Bengal || Rocker's Vlogs
Published: 2016/10/19
Channel: Rocker's Vlogs
KMDA park is being built, Bansberia
KMDA park is being built, Bansberia
Published: 2015/07/19
Channel: Dipendu Das
Kalyani bridge broken bansberia
Kalyani bridge broken bansberia
Published: 2016/12/17
Channel: Rahul Yadav
Bansberia Hanuman jayanti will be held on 11/04/2017at12.30(7)
Bansberia Hanuman jayanti will be held on 11/04/2017at12.30(7)
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: BHARDWAJ PANDEY
Muharram Akhara 2016 at Bansberia Hooghly
Muharram Akhara 2016 at Bansberia Hooghly
Published: 2016/10/12
Channel: Salam Solution Point.
Bansberia Hanseswari Temple / Hangseshwari Temple
Bansberia Hanseswari Temple / Hangseshwari Temple
Published: 2017/03/10
Channel: CITY LIVE
Bansberia bania ghat,,,,,,,,,,,kartik sovajatra
Bansberia bania ghat,,,,,,,,,,,kartik sovajatra
Published: 2016/11/20
Channel: Samir Halder
#01-Bansberia News || Eid Milan Party By HumanRights || Shamim Ahamed All India President
#01-Bansberia News || Eid Milan Party By HumanRights || Shamim Ahamed All India President
Published: 2017/07/31
Channel: iNTERNET SERViCE
Bansberia Pancham tala
Bansberia Pancham tala
Published: 2016/09/19
Channel: Sujit Choudhary
NAWA E BENGAL NEWS / RAKSHA BANDHAN ORGANISED BY BANSBERIA MILL T.O.P UNDER MOGRA P.S ...
NAWA E BENGAL NEWS / RAKSHA BANDHAN ORGANISED BY BANSBERIA MILL T.O.P UNDER MOGRA P.S ...
Published: 2017/08/07
Channel: SHABIB ALAM
hanuman jayanti of bansberia
hanuman jayanti of bansberia
Published: 2017/04/11
Channel: ranveer kumar
Muharram Akhara (4) 2016 By Bansberia Hooghly
Muharram Akhara (4) 2016 By Bansberia Hooghly
Published: 2016/10/18
Channel: Salam Solution Point.
Muharram 2016 BANSBERIA HOOGHLY
Muharram 2016 BANSBERIA HOOGHLY
Published: 2016/10/14
Channel: Rocker's Vlogs
Bansberia boy manoj
Bansberia boy manoj
Published: 2017/01/27
Channel: Bishkarma paswan
Bansberia laila and majnu
Bansberia laila and majnu
Published: 2016/10/21
Channel: Bishal Shaw
Hanuman jayni in bansberia
Hanuman jayni in bansberia
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: santosh singh
DARING BIKERS BANSBERIA RIDE PART -1
DARING BIKERS BANSBERIA RIDE PART -1
Published: 2017/07/04
Channel: Sourav Dutta Love To Ride
Kishore bahini....bansberia....
Kishore bahini....bansberia....
Published: 2017/06/21
Channel: Arpan Debnath
Jasne edd milaunnabi Bansberia
Jasne edd milaunnabi Bansberia
Published: 2016/12/13
Channel: Mukhtar Ali
Bansberia,Baniaghat boys club@9831300884
Bansberia,Baniaghat boys club@9831300884
Published: 2016/11/06
Channel: Samir Halder
Mango Gardens Of Bansberia, West Bengal.
Mango Gardens Of Bansberia, West Bengal.
Published: 2017/05/15
Channel: The Experts
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Let's Talk Mountains With 'Bansberia Dishari'
Published: 2016/04/15
Channel: Juniper Foundation
EMD action 15959 UP HWH-DBRG KAMRUP EXPRESS blasting at BANSBERIA with HWH WDP4D#40389.....
EMD action 15959 UP HWH-DBRG KAMRUP EXPRESS blasting at BANSBERIA with HWH WDP4D#40389.....
Published: 2017/02/23
Channel: Sourav Konar
Jay Shee Ram .....!! Hanuman jayanti rally in bansberia tribeni...  around 20000 devotees attend
Jay Shee Ram .....!! Hanuman jayanti rally in bansberia tribeni... around 20000 devotees attend
Published: 2017/04/13
Channel: Viral News
Bansberia hooghly shibpur human jayanti west bangal
Bansberia hooghly shibpur human jayanti west bangal
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: Rahul Yadav
Hooghly...bansberia... cultural socity...basanto utsav celebration 12/03/2017
Hooghly...bansberia... cultural socity...basanto utsav celebration 12/03/2017
Published: 2017/03/12
Channel: Madhumita Guchhait
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Bansberia
বাঁশবেড়িয়া
City
Bansberia is located in West Bengal
Bansberia
Bansberia
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°24′E / 22.97°N 88.40°E / 22.97; 88.40Coordinates: 22°58′N 88°24′E / 22.97°N 88.40°E / 22.97; 88.40
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Government
 • Type Representative Democracy
 • Body Bansberia Municipality
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 104,453
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Hooghly
Vidhan Sabha constituency Saptagram

Bansberia is a town with a municipality in Chinsurah subdivision of Hooghly district in the state of West Bengal, India. It is under Mogra/ Chinsurah police stations.[1] It is at the western end of the Kalyani Bridge, and a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority.[2] Bansberia is 4 km from Bandel on the Bandel-Katwa branch line.

History[edit]

Ananta Basudeba Temple

Bansberia was one of the main villages of ancient Saptagram, once the main port and commercial complex in the area. The temples of Ananta Vasudeva and Hangseshwari are famous here. The Vasudeva temple is constructed in the traditional ekaratna style with curved cornices and an octagonal tower. Hangseshwari temple has a unique architectural style. There are thirteen minars, each shaped like a lotus bud, and the inner layout follows the human anatomy.[3]

Zafar Khan Ghazi Mosque and Dargah situated at Tribeni in Hughli district, West Bengal, India, are considered to be among the earliest surviving Muslim monuments in Bengal. According to an inscription, the mosque is dated 698 AH (1298 AD). Tribeni (junction of three rivers viz, the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the Sarasvati - hence the name) was an ancient holy place of the Hindus. The Muslims conquered it during the early phase of their conquest of Bengal. The mosque is an oblong structure measuring 23.38 by 10.53 metres (76.7 by 34.5 ft) externally. It is the earliest surviving example of the brick-and-stone style introduced by the Muslims in Bengal in place of the traditional Hindu style of laying rectangular cut stones one upon another without mortar. The stones used in the mosque were originally materials from temples, as evidenced by figures of Hindu deities carved on some pieces. The original structure has suffered reconstruction a number of times.

There are five arched entrances in the east wall. The arches are supported by stumpy hexagonal stone piers. The mosque represents the multi-domed oblong type developed by the Muslims in Bengal in which the number of domes on the roof equals the number of entrances in the east wall multiplied by those on either sides. The north and south walls have two doors each. There are thus ten domes roofing the mosque. The interior of the structure is broken into two longitudinal aisles and five short bays by means of stone pillars, creating ten equal compartments. The brick-built domes rest on stone pillars and pointed arches with brick pendentives at the corners.

Zafar Khan Ghazi Masjid at Tribeni.

The silhouette of the successive pointed arches has added to the spaciousness and grandeur of the mosque interior. Corresponding to the five entrances in the east, there are five mihrabs in the west wall contained within multifoil arches. The mihrab wall shows sparse decoration within panels. The cornice and the parapet of the structure are straight. The mosque follows the Bengali type with only the prayer chamber without court, riwaq and minaret. A significant feature of the mosque interior is that a brick wall up to the level of the arch-spring has closed the bay at each end, north and south, across the middle. These are the only parts of the mosque which show terracotta ornamentation. The southern part is in a fair state of preservation and shows a panelled composition. The central panel is broken into two halves vertically by means of rosettes within square frames - the lower depicting a swinging creeper with luxuriant leaf age and the upper two half-arch motifs with a finial in the thick of shrubs and foliage. The flanking panels are similarly disposed and ornamented. All the panels depict multifoil arches with finials. The vegetal motifs betray local influence and speak of the Muslim adaptive spirit.

The ornamentation of the northern bay wall is in ruins, but surviving traces show its dissimilarity from the southern. The composition here shows two small vertical panels each containing a multifoil arch with a finial from which hangs a chain ending in a round pendant. What is significant about these bay walls is that they are completely incongruous with the mosque interior but their ornamentation resembles that in the Bagha mosque (1524) in Rajshahi district.

The western chamber of Zafar Khan Ghazi Dargah at Tribeni.

Only yards away to the east of the mosque, beyond an open courtyard, stand two square rooms aligned east-west side by side, the western housing two graves - those of Zafar Khan Ghazi and his wife and the eastern showing four graves on a masonry platform. The walls are built of old temple materials - rectangular stone pieces - and the rooms are without a roof and open to the sky. They are entered through a central door in the north wall flanked on either side by a rectangular shallow niche with a trefoil arch above. The northern door of the western room is made up of a Hindu frame as shown by carved Hindu figures. The eastern room shows sculptured scenes from the ramayana and the mahabharata. There are other stone sculptures fixed at the plinth on the outer face. The structure neither conforms to a Hindu temple nor to a Muslim tomb. What is probable is that it was built on a makeshift plan with reshuffled temple materials. The unsettled nature of Muslim occupation of the region at the time supports such a suggestion.[citation needed] [Himadri]

Festival : Kartikeya is also worshipped in West Bengal, and Kolkata (the capital of the state) on the last day of the Hindu month of 'Kartik'. However, the popularity of Kartik Puja (worshipping Kartik) is decreasing now, and Lord Kartik is primarily worshipped among those who intend to have a son. In Bengal, traditionally, many people drop images of Lord Kartik inside the boundaries of different households, who all are either newly married, or else, intend to get a son to carry on with their ancestry. Lord Kartik is also associated to the Babu Culture prevailed in historic Kolkata, and hence, many traditional old Bengali paintings still show Kartik dressed in traditional Bengali style. Also, in some parts of West Bengal, Kartik is traditionally worshipped by the ancestors of the past royal families too, as in the district of Malda. Kartik Puja is also popular among the prostitutes.[citation needed] This can probably be linked to the fact that the prostitutes mostly got clients from the upper-class babu-s in old Kolkata, who all, in turn, had been associated to the image of Kartik (as discussed above). In Bansberia (Hooghly district), Kartik Puja festival is celebrated like Durga puja of Kolkata, Jagadhatri puja in Chandannagar for consecutive four days. The festival starts on 17 November every year or on 16 November in case of a leap year.[4] Some of the must-see Puja committees are Bansberia Kundugoli Nataraj, Khamarapara Milan Samity RadhaKrishna, Kishor Bahini, Mitali Sangha, Yuva Sangha, Bansberia Pratap Sangha and many more.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Bansberia had a total population of 103,920 of which 53,760 (52%) were males and 50,160 (48%) were females. Population below 6 years was 9,502. The total number of literates in Bansberia was 80,301 (85.05% of the population over 6 years).[5]

The following Municipalities and Census Towns in Hooghly district were part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census: Bansberia (M), Hugli-Chinsurah (M), Bara Khejuria (Out Growth), Shankhanagar (CT), Amodghata (CT), Chak Bansberia (CT), Naldanga (CT), Kodalia (CT), Kulihanda (CT), Simla (CT), Dharmapur (CT), Bhadreswar (M), Champdani (M), Chandannagar (M Corp.), Baidyabati (M), Serampore (M), Rishra (M), Rishra (CT), Bamunari (CT), Dakshin Rajyadharpur (CT), Nabagram Colony (CT), Konnagar (M), Uttarpara Kotrung (M), Raghunathpur (PS-Dankuni) (CT), Kanaipur (CT) and Keota (CT).[6]

As of 2001 India census,[7] Bansberia had a population of 104,453. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Bansberia has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 58% of the literates being males and 42% of being females. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Base Map of Kolkata Metropolitan area". Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 
  3. ^ West Bengal Tourism – see Hooghly Archived January 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ http://www.indianfestival.in
  5. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". West Bengal – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 June 2016l. 
  6. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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