Andul

Andul is a census town in Sankrail CD Block of Howrah Sadar subdivision in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration.[1]

Andul
Census Town
Andul Rajbari
Andul Rajbari
Andul is located in West Bengal
Andul
Andul
Location in West Bengal, India
Andul is located in India
Andul
Andul
Andul (India)
Coordinates: 22°35′N 88°14′E / 22.58°N 88.24°ECoordinates: 22°35′N 88°14′E / 22.58°N 88.24°E
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHowrah
Population
(2011)
 • Total6,302
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
711302
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyHowrah
Vidhan Sabha constituencySankrail
Websitehowrah.gov.in

Geography

Andul is located at 22°35′N 88°14′E / 22.58°N 88.24°E.[2] It has got moderate temperature.

Demographics

As per 2011 Census of India Andul had a total population of 6,302 of which 3,182 (50%) were males and 3,120 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 397. The total number of literates in Andul was 5,626 (95.28% of the population over 6 years).[3]

Andul was part of Kolkata Urban Agglomeration in 2011 census.[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Andul had a population of 5677. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Andul has an average literacy rate of 87%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 53% of the males and 47% of females literate. 6% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy

"Kamal Nursery" and "The Indian Nursery"[6] two of the most famous names in the Indian horticulture industry are situated at Andul. Howrah Flower Growers' Association organize flower exhibition at Kamal Nursery every year.[7]

Places to visit

  • Andul royal palace (or, Andul Rajbari).
  • Jhorehat Harisabha Griha
  • Annapurna temple[8].
  • Datta Chowdhury Durga-mandap[9][10][11].
  • Kashiswara Jiu temple[12].
  • Sankari temple (or, Shiddeshwari Kali temple)[13].
  • Sadhak Bhairavi's cave.
  • Premikh Bhawan.
  • Kundu Chowdhury house (or, Kundu bari)[14][15].
  • Panchananda temple[16], Mohiary.
  • Rasa-Mancha, Mohiary.
  • Mohiary Public Library[17].
  • Khetropaul baba ashram[18], Mashila.
  • Ganges river side, Basudevpur

Educational Institutes

  1. New Andul Higher class school[19].
  2. Kishalaya KG school[20].
  3. Shatadal Institution[21].
  4. Ranibala High school[22], Mahiary.
  5. Mohiary Kundu Chowdhury Institution[23].
  6. Mohiary High school[24].
  7. Prabhu Jagatbandhu College[25].
  8. gramahitakai girls high school
  9. Holy Kids English Medium School

Transport

  1. Andul Road or State Highway 6 (West Bengal)[26][27]
  2. Andul Rail Station (SER)[28].

References

  1. ^ "District-wise list of statutory towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 28 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Yahoo maps of Andul". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 20 November 2008.
  3. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011" (PDF). Constituents of Urban Agglomeration Having Population Above 1 Lakh. Census of India 2011. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  6. ^ "The Indian Nursery". Agriculture & Industry Survey. Archived from the original on 25 June 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  7. ^ "Kamal Nursery". The Telegraph. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  8. ^ "Temple at Andul Rajbari begging repairs". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  9. ^ "Dutta Chaudhury Durga Puja". www.sharodinfo.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Home to timeless tales of tradition". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Traditional household Pujas in Bengal preserve culture and tradition". news.webindia123.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  12. ^ "The largest Banglinga- Kashiswar Bhairav". www.speakingtree.in. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  13. ^ "Siddheswari Shankari Temple - Andul | Veethi". www.veethi.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  14. ^ Chaudhury, Dhruba Dutta (6 April 2017), English: An aristocrat family of Mohiary at Andul in Howrah, WB, India., retrieved 22 December 2018
  15. ^ "Where traditions are all in the family". www.telegraphindia.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  16. ^ "Google Maps: Report Inappropriate Image". www.google.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  17. ^ "Town Library Automation » Mohiary Public Library". Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  18. ^ Chaudhury93, Dhruba (15 June 2014), English: Khetropaul (or Khetropal) Baba Ashram, the adhisthatri of Mashila village under Sankrail CD Block in Howrah Sadar subdivision of Howrah district, West Bengal, India., retrieved 22 December 2018
  19. ^ "NEW ANDUL H.C. SCHOOL, SANKRAIL". www.schoolsworld.in. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  20. ^ "Kishalaya K.G School - Andul, Howrah - Reviews, Fee Structure, Admission Form, Address, Contact, Rating - Directory". EduGorilla Listings. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  21. ^ "Shatadal Institution - Andul, Howrah - Reviews, Fee Structure, Admission Form, Address, Contact, Rating - Directory". EduGorilla Listings. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  22. ^ "mohiary ranibala kundu chowdhury balika vidyalaya howrah School Address Contact Detail |Reviews Rating". schoolspedia.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  23. ^ "-:: Welcome to the Official Website of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education ::-". wbchse.nic.in. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  24. ^ "Mohiary High School - Andul, Howrah - Reviews, Fee Structure, Admission Form, Address, Contact, Rating - Directory". EduGorilla Listings. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  25. ^ "Homepage". Welcome to Prabhu Jagatbandhu College. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  26. ^ "List of State Highways in West Bengal". West Bengal Traffic Police. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  27. ^ "Pin Code: ANDUL ROAD, HOWRAH, WEST BENGAL, India, Pincode.net.in". pincode.net.in. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  28. ^ "Andul Railway Station (ADL) : Station Code, Time Table, Map, Enquiry". www.ndtv.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.

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Abdul Hamid Bahij

Dr. Abdul Hamid Bahij (Pashto: ډاکټر عبدالحميد بهيج‎), is an Afghan medical doctor, writer, translator and dictionary writer.

Andul Dutta Chaudhury Family

Dutta Chaudhury (or Datta Chowdhury) of Bharadwaja clan was a erstwhile Kayastha zamindar family of Andul, during Muslim rule in India, founded by Debdas (Tekari) Datta. It is an offshoot of Kanyakubja Duttas of Bally having its root from Kannauj, India. Family celebrates autumnal festival started by Ramsharan Datta Chowdhury (1548-1606) in 1568 AD in their ancestral village.

Present descendants are scattered throughout India, Bangladesh and also in United States.

Andul railway station

The Andul railway station in the Indian state of West Bengal, serves Andul, India in Howrah district. It is on the Howrah-Kharagpur line. It is 12 km (7 mi) from Howrah Station.

Andul rajbari

The Andul Rajbari (Bengali:আন্দুল রাজবাড়ি) is a palace or rajbari in Andul, West Bengal, India, which probably belonged to a zamindar family in the late 19th century and 20th century. The rajbari is now a heritage site in Andul.Satyajit Ray's famous film Jalshaghar (1950s) , on the decline of the aristocratic zamindari style of living was shot here .

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Barowari

Barowari refers to the public organisation of a religious or other festival, mainly in West Bengal. This is extensively used for Durga Puja. The word "Barowari" came from the words "baro", which means 12, and "yari" (friendly connection). Much earlier in 1790, 12 Brahmin friends in Guptipara, Hooghly, had decided to institute Community Puja. Subscriptions were raised from neighbours. Thus started baro-yari or Barowari Puja in Bengal which gained popularity. Initially, Durga Puja was an occasion for the rich Babus of Kolkata, later individual initiatives declined as collective enterprises came to replace it.

In more recent times, the nomenclature ‘barowari’ is being replaced by ‘sorbojonin’ (meaning all inclusive). The Barowari festival is the opposite of household festival organised privately, but often allowing the participation of outsiders. The Barowari festival is organised with funds raised from the public at large through donations or subscriptions.

Chord link line (Kolkata Suburban Railway)

The Chord link line (Kolkata Suburban Railway) is also known as Kolkata chord link (KC Link) which is the Branch line of the Kolkata Suburban Railway which comes under the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway's Sealdah Division & Howrah Division. Its termini are Sealdah (SDAH) and Dankuni on the Sealdah-Dankuni route where it meets Howrah–Bardhaman chord line with the length of 22km with 9 stations. Which is an important link for both Divisions of Eastern Railway zone and has an direct connectivity with South Eastern Railway.

From Sealdah to Dum Dum Junction it shares a line with the Eastern line's Sealdah section mainline. After Dum Dum Junction, It Splits into two lines and starts elevation and runs parallel with the Beleghoria Expressway by Passing through Dakshineswar and Bally Ghat and also Elevates on the Howrah–Bardhaman main line at Bally and Ends at Dankuni Junction. Additional Chord Connector has two wing which meets at Rajchandrapur before proceeding to Sealdah & other wing proceed to Dankuni. The Additional Chord link line which connects to the Santragachi–Amta branch line with the length of 13 Km to Andul which it lies at the South Eastern main line to Kharagpur is totally a single line. which stretches parallel to the NH-6 popularly Bombay Road. In the middle of ACCL there is Bhattanagar RPF post where 4 track exist for Goods Train. Towards Andul, it crosses Kona bridge and meets with Howrah-Amta Line at Baltikuri Halt where no train stops at present.

This line was opened in 1865 and converted to electrification in 1965, On that time the Freight Services was passed on this line which was profitable for railways and the EMU trains also runs on this line for connecting to Chord line to Howrah Jn for plying long-distance trains. But due to Passenger Demand was Increased for Long Distance trains Start from Sealdah to pass through to this line and connects to the rest of India. for that purpose A Duronto Train to Puri from Sealdah was Started on 12 February 2012 for direct connectivity to Puri from Sealdah.

Howrah Sadar subdivision

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Krishnananda Dutta Chaudhury

Krishnananda Dutta (born as Krishnananda Dutta Chaudhury)(Bengali: কৃষ্ণানন্দ দত্তচৌধুরী and Kr̥ṣṇānanda datta caudhurī in IAST), Phonetic transcription: Krishnananda Dutta Chowdhury, also known as Krishnananda Dutta (c. 1490-1570) was the erstwhile revenue collector of Andul of the present-day Howrah district of West Bengal, India. He was also a devotee of Krishna from a very early age. He followed the precepts of a true Vaishnava, affectionate and enduring to one and all. He regularly organised kirtans at his kirtanana-mandapa located near by his home.

In 1514 he was initiated to krsna-nama-mantra by Nityananda Prabhu. After a few years Krishnananda took sanyas and went to Puri, caring his celebrated deities— Radha Madhava and Jagannatha Deva. With the request of the king of Aul he further moved to Chhoti village.

Mahiari

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Mourigram

Mourigram or Maurigram is a census town located in Howrah district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

It has a good connectivity to Kolkata which is 12 km by road,and is 14 km from Howrah station. Maurigram flyover was constructed to avoid passage through railway tracks and to curb accidents and also to minimise traffic problems. Andul Road connecting this town to Kolkata. There are many private buses like Route 61 from Howrah station, minibuses from Saltlake, Ultadanga, Rajabazar of Kolkata and neighbourhood destinations are also available. One Govt.CTC bus route T1 also run between Rajabajar and Dhulagarh via Sealdah-Rabindra sadan-Vidyasagar Setu-Danesh sk lane-West Bank Hospital-Chunabhanti- Mauri-Andul. Andul Road is very narrow with the number of vehicles regularly increasing, so traffic jams is a common incident.

"Maurigram" or "MRGM" is a saburban rail station of south -Eastern railway under Kharagpur division.All EMU local trains except galloping stops here. So,it has a very good railway connectivity from Howrah to Mecheda,Panskura,Midnapore, etc.

Maurigram is well-known to all for Indian Oil Corporation Limited.

Beside this, also there are very few industries at Maurigram.

The town is somewhat economically stable but is deprived of its primary needs for development. Most people are educated and also very gentle. Most of them are businessman, or Government Employees.

There are few schools;such as Nimtala high school, Maria's day school, Oxford high school, St.Thomas school and a Law college present. The nearest college is Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, which is affiliated to University of Calcutta.

Some have suggested the government should construct a Road to connect Andul Road and Kona Express Way near Mourigram Railway Station for quicker development of Andul-Mourigram area.

Prabhu Jagatbandhu College

Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, also known as Andul College, (Bengali: প্রভু জগৎবন্ধু কলেজ) is an undergraduate college in Andul, West Bengal, India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. The college was established in the year of 1964.

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Sankrail (community development block)

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Simmineh

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