Rajshahi District: A to Z information

Rajshahi is popular and most renowned division. This district has come through many ancient histories. In ancient time the main city of rajshahi was Mahakal Garh. Later it was converted to Rampur – Boalia then it turned to present rajshahi.

The word Rajshahi originated in combination with the words Hindu Raj and Persian Shahi. Now it has become a great part of Bangladesh. Here a lot of people are leading luxury life. It has turned into a big city for its great communication system.

Rajshahi District Focus Point:

Name Of  District Rajshahi District
Established in 1772
Division Rajshahi Division
Area 2,407.01 km2 (929.35 sq mi)
Language Bengali and regional
Population Total 2,286,874; male 1184448, female 1102426
Population density 7,900/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Annual growth rate +1.91%/year
Sex ratio 100 : 102
Number of voters: Total- 1,942,562; Male- 1,160,433; Female- 974,852
Literacy rate  99.50%, Male 99.6%, female 99.3%
School attendance Total- 47.4%; Male: 52.6%. Female: 41.9%
Religion Muslims are 2,136,702; Hindus are 112,643; Buddhists are 22,765; Christians are 599 while 14,165 identify their religion as other.
Ethnic communities The region consists of barind tract, Diara and Char lands.
Boundary by naogaon district on the north, west bengal state of India, kushtia district and Ganges river on the south, natore district on the east, nawabganj on the west.
Weather 25.8 °C;
Major rivers Padma River (Ganges). Some others are Mahananda, Baral and Barnai river.
Major Crops vegetables like potato, carrot, rice, onion, wheat, sugarcane, pulses, spices, banana etc. Aus, Amon, Boro, Jute
Major Fruits Mango, Lychee, banana
Postal code 6000
Area Code: 721
Dialling Code: +880 721

List of upazilas:

Name of Upazila Total Area
Boalia 38.56 (sq km)
Matihar 20.56 (sq km)
Rajpara 25.19 (sq km)
Shah Makhdum 12.87 (sq km)
Godagari 472.13 (sq km)
Charghat 164.52 (sq km)
Tanore 295.39 (sq km)
Durgapur 195.03 (sq km)
Paba 280.42 (sq km)
Puthia 192.64 (sq km)
Baghmara 363.30 (sq km)
Bagha 184.25 (sq km)
Mohanpur 162.65 (sq km)

Famous people:

Name of People Why Famous?
Literature Akram Hossain
Parliament Member  Omor Faruk Chowdhury – Rajshahi-1

Fazle Hossain Badsha – Rajshahi-2

Md. Ayeen Uddin – Rajshahi-3

Eng. Enamul Haque – Rajshahi-4

Md. Abdul Wadud – Rajshahi-5

Md. Shahriar Alam – Rajshahi-6

Freedom Fighter Major Nazmul Haque,

Major Quazi Nuruzzaman

Malan,

Tapan

Major Nazmul Haq,

Mehdi,

Hamza,

Captain Rashid,

Subedar Muazzam,

Captain Gheyasuddin Chowdhury

Politician Khabeeruddin Ahmed,

A.H.M. Quamruzzaman,

Amir Ali, MLA,

Journalist and Writer Abdul Haque

Anwar Ali

Suzon Ali

Poet Asad Mannan

Abul Hasnat

Sufia Kamal.

Footballer Jahurul Islam
Actor Ritwik Ghatak

Rashed Mamun Apu

Actress Mahiya Mahi

Tisha

Dilara Zaman

Scientist Rubayet Hossain
Researcher Prof Dr Mahfuzur Rahman Akhand
Historian Sir Jadunath Sarkar;

Akshay Kumar Maitreya

Newspapers

Daily: Dainik Barta, Dainik Sonali Sangbad, Dainik Sonar Desh, Dainik Prothom Probhat, Dainik Lal Golap, Dainik Upachar, Dainik Padmar Bani, Daily Sun-Shin;

Weekly: Dunia, Rajshahi Barta, Ganakhabar, Dharani

Monthly: Uttar Janapath; Hindu Ranjik (1865), Rajshahi Sangbad (1870), Gayanangkur and Pratimva (1872), Rajshahi Samachar, Udbhaban (1872), Chikitsha (1889), Utsaha (1897), Ayetihasik Chitra (1898), Noor-al Iman (1900), Banga Mohila (1915), Palli Bahak (1925), Markab Al Islam (1933), Palli Sakti (1934), Sammilayan (1934), Ektara (1943), Nayajaman (1946); Monthly Shiksha Parichaya.

Non Govt Ngos

NGO Forum For Public Health Rajshahi Office
N6, Rajshahi 6000, Phone: 0721-773523

SHAPLA Gram Unnayan Sangstha Head Office Rajshahi
Rajshahi, Phone: 01712-772446

Brac Office Paba2 ,Mollapara
Rajshahi
CCBVO (Centre For Capacity Building Of Voluntary Organaization)
Caritas Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-773062

IDF, Rajshahi Branch
Rajshahi, Phone: 01814-659375

Sachetan Society (NGO)
Sugandha, H#245, Sopura, Airport Road, 6203, Phone: 01713-195400

BRAC
R685, Rajshahi, Phone: 01887-222835

Office Of The Project Manager, UPHCSDP,RIC,RCC PA -1
fudipara, Rajshahi 6000, Phone: 0721-812349

Brac Office
259/1, 2nd Floor, Kadirganj, 6000, Phone: 01720-337415

Buro Bangladesh
City Bypass, Court Station, Horogram Notun para, 6201, Phone: 01731-219141
SBMSS (Secchasebi Bohumukhi Mohila Somaj Kallyan Somity)
Rajshahi, Phone: 01715-017372

SOS Children’s Village Rajshahi
7 Cantonment Rd, Rajshahi 6202, Phone: 0721-760079

Branch of Bank

There are all commercial and government bank in Gazipur district. Some of them are below:

Bangladesh Bank, Rajshahi Office
N6, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-771043

Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank
Greater Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-761253

AB Bank Ltd, Rajshahi Branch
Zero point, Station Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-773261

Uttara Bank Limited, New Market Branch, Rajshahi
New Market, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-773359

ONE Bank,Malopara
Emaduddin Rd, Rajshahi

Sonali Bank Limited
Alupotti, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-772358

City Bank
Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-776311

National Bank Limited
106-109, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-774483

IFIC Bank Limited, Rajshahi Branch
Shaheb Bazar Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-774586

NRB Global Bank, Rajshahi
Rajshahi
Pubali Bank Limited
269 Dainik Barta Complex (2nd Floor), Alupotty Natore Rd, Rajshahi 6100, Phone: 0721-772137

Agrani Bank Officer Somity Office, Rajshahi
Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-774231

Uttara Bank Limited, Shaheb Bazar Branch
House No. 75, Ward No. 12, Al- Hasib Plaza (1st Floor),, Rajshahi 6000, Phone: 0721-774906

Prime Bank Limited
138/144, Rajshahi 6100, Phone: 0721-771874

EXIM Bank Limited
Holding # 76, Station Road (Aloker More), Chamber Building, 6100, Phone: 01730-097272

Kormosangsthan Bank
Rajshahi, Phone: 02-9562290 ext. 02

Hospital

Rajshahi Medical College Hospital
Medical College Road, Rajshahi 6000

Islami Bank Medical College Hospital Rajshahi
Medical Road, Rajshahi 6000, Phone: 01763-930101

Rajshahi Metropolitan Hospital Ltd.
City Building, Greater Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 01725-671023

Department Of Orthopedic Surgery And Traumatology (Gent’s)
Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-774335

Rajshahi Royal Hospital
Ct Station Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-771277

Borendro Hospital
Rajshahi-Dhaka Highway

Police Line Hospital
Natore Police Lines Field, Rajshahi, Phone: 01737-629457

Puthia Upazila Health Complex
N6, Rajshahi 6260, Phone: 01730-324707

Department of Radiology and Imaging
Rajshahi, Medical College Hospital, Medical Road, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-774335

Udayan Dental Collge Outdoor.
Rajshahi, Phone: 01707-691613

CDM Hospital
Greater Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 01714-334537

Rajshahi Cancer Hospital and Research Center Trust
N6, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-751289

Medipath Dyagonistic Center
Ct Station Rd, Rajshahi

Amana Hospital Limited
Rajshahi, Phone: 01705-403618

Upazila Health Complex, Darusha, Paba, Rajshahi
Darusha, Paba, Rajshahi, Phone: 01730-324706

Green Life General Hospital
PTI Bishwa Road, Chapai Nawabganj 6300, Phone: 0781-51035

RUET Medical Centre
Kazla,Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6204, Phone: 0721-750742

Makka Eye Hospital
6000, Rajshahi 6000, Phone: 0721-771212

Popular Diagnostic Centre Ltd.
Chowdhury Tower, 306 Ct Station Rd, Rajshahi, Phone: 01944-447930

Barind Medical College & Hospital
Padma Residential Area,, Rajshahi, Phone: 0721-761738

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