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টাঙ্গাইল : Tangail : Bangladesh 01
টাঙ্গাইল : Tangail : Bangladesh 01
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Bangladesh tangail noty bsry
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TANGAIL POLYTECHNIC  HOSTEL 4        Sakhipur Tangail AR
TANGAIL POLYTECHNIC HOSTEL 4 Sakhipur Tangail AR
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Tangail ar Vadaimma   Khailam Guta-bangla comedy
Tangail ar Vadaimma Khailam Guta-bangla comedy
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Mukhorito jiboner chalar bake, tangail tour, tangail, kazi chapal, kanak, travel show of bangladesh
DATE: 2014/01/30::
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Mejor Jenarel Mahmudul Hasan College,Tangail,,,,,Girls Fight...
Mejor Jenarel Mahmudul Hasan College,Tangail,,,,,Girls Fight...
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টাঙ্গাইল : Tangail : Bangladesh 03
টাঙ্গাইল : Tangail : Bangladesh 03
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Trap In Tangail Episod 1 By Our City  Tangail (Reload)
Trap In Tangail Episod 1 By Our City Tangail (Reload)
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A Tale of Tangail Saree
A Tale of Tangail Saree
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Suffering Prostitution Tangail
Suffering Prostitution Tangail
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Bangla Comedy- Tangail Ar Chor Dakat Vadaimma
Bangla Comedy- Tangail Ar Chor Dakat Vadaimma
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টাঙ্গাইল : Tangail : Bangladesh 02
টাঙ্গাইল : Tangail : Bangladesh 02
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Suffering Prostitution Tangail 2
Suffering Prostitution Tangail 2
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Cypher & Freestyle GR Tanmoy,Centz Vai,Shaan Tangail Hip Hop
Cypher & Freestyle GR Tanmoy,Centz Vai,Shaan Tangail Hip Hop
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tangail bristy
tangail bristy
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Tangail-8 MP Shajahan passes away
Tangail-8 MP Shajahan passes away
DATE: 2014/01/20::
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ICC WORLD CUP  T20 Bangladesh 2014   Flash Mob Tangail Polytechnic Institute
ICC WORLD CUP T20 Bangladesh 2014 Flash Mob Tangail Polytechnic Institute
DATE: 2014/03/26::
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Funny Games With Public at Pouro Uddan, Tangail
Funny Games With Public at Pouro Uddan, Tangail
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Tangail ar Vadaimma hot Koto kotha bole re
Tangail ar Vadaimma hot Koto kotha bole re
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SD RUBEL TANGAIL 008801780465802 4
SD RUBEL TANGAIL 008801780465802 4
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Eve teasing  Tangail Beradoma ইভ টিজিংয়ের শাস্তিp1
Eve teasing Tangail Beradoma ইভ টিজিংয়ের শাস্তিp1
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best dj nonstop tangail
best dj nonstop tangail
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Tangail Er Hizla Badima
Tangail Er Hizla Badima
DATE: 2009/09/26::
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ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2014 FLASH MOB, TANGAIL CITY
ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2014 FLASH MOB, TANGAIL CITY
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mirzapur tangail footage1,7 03 15
mirzapur tangail footage1,7 03 15
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Untangling Tangail
Untangling Tangail
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ICC World T20 2014 Flash MOB by Govt  Saadat College, Tangail
ICC World T20 2014 Flash MOB by Govt Saadat College, Tangail
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Tangail Rajbari
Tangail Rajbari
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Tangail Mirzapur Road Accident footage
Tangail Mirzapur Road Accident footage
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Bangla Funny   Tangail ar Vadaimma   Totlar Asha
Bangla Funny Tangail ar Vadaimma Totlar Asha
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Tangail BCL leader killed in AL-BNP clash
Tangail BCL leader killed in AL-BNP clash
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Must See !!!!!! Free Style exercise on bike in Dhaka-Tangail Highway.
Must See !!!!!! Free Style exercise on bike in Dhaka-Tangail Highway.
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Tangail Dance(Tushar Dance Academyrazib & shathi)
Tangail Dance(Tushar Dance Academyrazib & shathi)
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Tangail Saree
Tangail Saree
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Royal Resort, Dhanbari, Tangail
Royal Resort, Dhanbari, Tangail
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Nagin Nagin .::Live Stage Dance in Tangail::.
Nagin Nagin .::Live Stage Dance in Tangail::.
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tangail polytechnic best flash mob ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2014
tangail polytechnic best flash mob ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2014
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Bangla Funny   Tangail ar Vadaimma   Kanar Ha Du Du   Comedy
Bangla Funny Tangail ar Vadaimma Kanar Ha Du Du Comedy
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kumudini college function  sakhipur Tangail
kumudini college function sakhipur Tangail
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Tangail I G footage ov 27 03 15
Tangail I G footage ov 27 03 15
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Tangail Rape, May 03, 2015
Tangail Rape, May 03, 2015
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Tangail ar Vadaimma akon DJ  bangla comedy   YouTube
Tangail ar Vadaimma akon DJ bangla comedy YouTube
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Sakhipur Tangail 01755331166
Sakhipur Tangail 01755331166
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Southeast University selfie Picnic (BBA Department), Jamuna Resort, Tangail
Southeast University selfie Picnic (BBA Department), Jamuna Resort, Tangail
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Tangail Pourashava
Tangail Pourashava
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bangla song tangail
bangla song tangail
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2014Ghora duor1,Bangladesh,Ghatail,Tangail   MD ASHIM SARKER  Daffodil international universitry ,EE
2014Ghora duor1,Bangladesh,Ghatail,Tangail MD ASHIM SARKER Daffodil international universitry ,EE
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bhoutist  tangail
bhoutist tangail
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BBC Bangladesh Sanglap, Tangail, 07-June-2014, Series III - Ep 76
BBC Bangladesh Sanglap, Tangail, 07-June-2014, Series III - Ep 76
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Bulding on Jamuna River, salimabad, nagarpur, tangail
Bulding on Jamuna River, salimabad, nagarpur, tangail
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This article is about the city. For the district, see Tangail District.
Tangail
টাঙ্গাইল
Entrance to Tangail
Entrance to Tangail
Tangail is located in Bangladesh
Tangail
Coordinates: 24°15′N 89°55′E / 24.250°N 89.917°E / 24.250; 89.917Coordinates: 24°15′N 89°55′E / 24.250°N 89.917°E / 24.250; 89.917
Country Bangladesh
Division Dhaka Division
District District
Upazila Upazila
Incorporated 1969
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 159,864
Time zone DST (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 0921

Tangail (Bengali: টাঙ্গাইল, [ʈaŋgail]) is a town in the Tangail District, in the central region of Bangladesh. It is located on the banks of Louhajang River, and is part of the Dhaka Division. Tangail is famous worldwide for cham cham and hand-loom Tangail Sari.

Education[edit]

Before the Liberation War, some educational institutions were established by notable persons in Tangail. Among those schools are Bindu Basini Govt. Boys' High School (1880) and Bindubasini Government Girls' High School (1882). In 1926, the Sa'dat Government University College, Korotia, was established by Wazed Ali Khan Panni, a zamindar and one of the most prominent educationalists of Tangail. M.M. Ali Government College was established by Maulana Vasani at Kagmari (About 5 km away from the main city). Kumudini College was established in 1943 by Ranada Prasad Saha, a philanthropist of Tangail. Later the college was converted into Kumudini Government Women's College.

Currently, there are 5 government-run high schools in the city. Among those schools are the two Bindubasini Government schools (situated in the center of the town) as well as a Technical University[2]

Tangail rebrands its name through Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University situated at Santosh near Tangail Town. It is mainly a government financed public university of Bangladesh.It is named after the charismatic, legendary political leader of the country Mawlana Bhashani. This University is the first of its kind among the public universities in Bangladesh.

Recently a Government Medical institution named Tangail Medical College was established which is situated at Sabalia-a newly populated area of Tangail Town.

Transport[edit]

Tangail was once connected with Sirajganj by ferry leading to the western shore of the river at Sirajganj.

Tangail now has a station with new broad gauge line of Bangladesh Railways which connects the western and eastern systems via the Bangabandhu Bridge. There is also a connecting road. Bus services are available from Mohakhali bus terminal such as Nirala super service, Jhatika paribahan, Dhalesswary and many more.

Cuisine[edit]

The Sweet known as Cham Cham originated from Porabari of Tangail. The sweet is very popular in the Indian subcontinent.

Nowadays the Sweet shops have been grown up in the heart of tangail town at shahid joglu road carrying the history of Porabari. "Gopal Mistanno Vander" and "Joykali Mistanno Vander" is the two most popular sweets shop in Tangail town. People whoever visits Tangail town always buy the sweets named Cham Cham for their Family Members and Relatives.

Notable people[edit]

  • Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani was a popular political leader in British India, Pakistan and later in Bangladesh and elected the first founder President of Bangladesh Awami League respectively. He (1880-1976) was a Muslim leader who used non-violent, mass civil disobedience techniques to promote nationalism in Assam, Bengal, and Bangladesh in the northeastern part of the Indian subcontinent.In 12 December 1880 Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani was born in Dhangara village in Sirajganj, then he studied at Kagmari School Tangail and lived the rest of life at Sontosh, Tangail. Died on 17 November, 1976 at Tangail, Bangladesh.
  • Shamsul Hoque was elected founder General Secretary of Bangladesh Awami League which played a key role in Bengali nationalist movement in the 1950s and 1960s.[3] Shamsul Hoque is the very first leader from a middle-class family who won the general election defeating the then famous and high profile Muslim league leader Khurrum Khan Panni(a local Zaminder) of Tangail that made a political storm through Pakistan. Bangladesh. He has played very important role during 1946 Indian Provincial Election in Bengal province. He is also a key figure of 1952 language movement.
  • Abdul Mannan, Home and Health and Family Planning Minister of Bangladesh (1972-1975). He was one of the important organisers for Mujib Nagar Govt of 17 April 1971 at Meherpur. He was M.N.A in charge of Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra. He was Presidium member of Bangladesh Awami League and worked as acting President of Bangladesh Awami League in absence of Party Chief Sheikh Hasina. He became M.P for the last time from Tangail-5 constituency in 1996 to 2001. He established and inaugurated Tangail Sadar Hospital with the help of a Swiss architect.He established Katoli High School, Atiya women's High School, Sheikh Fajilatunnessa women's High School, Tangail Science and technical University and many more. He had a dream to establish a Medical College in Tangail.
  • Muhammad Abdul Bari, secretary of the Muslim Council of Britain.[3]
  • Kader Siddique, known as "Tiger Siddique", incumbent MP and founder/leader of Kaderia Bahini, one of Mukti Bahini groups active in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
  • Nawab Ali Chowdhury, one of the members of the Nathan commission to establish Dhaka University.
  • Justice Abu Sayed Chowdhury, former president, Bangladesh, Vice chancellor of Dhaka University.
  • P. C. Sorcar, Famous magician.
  • Ranadaprasad Saha, Famous philanthropist.

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References[edit]

External links[edit]

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