Moulvibazar District

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Moulvibazar (মৌলভীবাজার, Sylheti: ) also spelled Maulvibazar, Moulavibazar, and Maulavibazar, is the southeastern district of Sylhet Division in northeastern Bangladesh, named after the town of Moulvibazar.wikipedia
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Shah Mustafa

Dargah-e-Shah Mustafa
Moulvibazar is named after Moulvi Syed Qudratullah, a local judge and a descendant of Shah Mustafa, an Islamic preacher active during the advent of Islam in the region. Notable mosques include Goyghor Mosque and the Mosque of Shah Mustafa.
Mustafa's name is associated with the spread of Islam into Moulvibazar through Sufism, part of a long history of travel between the Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia.

Moulvi Syed Qudratullah

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Moulvibazar is named after Moulvi Syed Qudratullah, a local judge and a descendant of Shah Mustafa, an Islamic preacher active during the advent of Islam in the region.
He is best known as the founder of Moulvibazar, now a district in Bangladesh.

Moulvibazar

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Moulvibazar (মৌলভীবাজার, Sylheti: ) also spelled Maulvibazar, Moulavibazar, and Maulavibazar, is the southeastern district of Sylhet Division in northeastern Bangladesh, named after the town of Moulvibazar.
It is the capital of Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila and Moulvibazar District.

Habiganj District

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It is bordered by the Indian states of Tripura and Assam to the south and east, respectively; and by the Bangladeshi districts of Habiganj to the west and Sylhet to the north.
The Mughal army took the advantage when Khwaja Osman's brother was absent from the fort, and finally defeated the Khwaja Osman's army at the village called Dhalamvapur, Maulvi Bazar District.

Rajnagar Upazila

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It is suggested that the area was inhabited by Buddhists and Hindus as evidence from inscriptions suggests there was an ancient university in Panchgaon, Rajnagar.
Rajnagar (রাজনগর, Sylheti: ) is an Upazila of the Moulvibazar District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Sylhet Division

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Moulvibazar (মৌলভীবাজার, Sylheti: ) also spelled Maulvibazar, Moulavibazar, and Maulavibazar, is the southeastern district of Sylhet Division in northeastern Bangladesh, named after the town of Moulvibazar.
The Sylhet Division is subdivided into four districts (zillah): Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj and Sylhet.

Khwaja Usman

The final raja of the Ita Kingdom, Raja Subid Narayan lost a battle in 1610 in which the region became under the rule of Khwaja Usman, a fierce opponent of the Mughal Empire.
As one of the Baro-Bhuyans, he was a zamindar ruling over the northern parts of Bengal including Greater Mymensingh and later in South Sylhet.

Kamalganj Upazila

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He then established his new capital in Uhar, Kamalganj and managed to gain control of South Sylhet.
Kamalganj (কমলগঞ্জ, Sylheti: ) is an Upazila of the Moulvibazar District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Sylhet region

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After the Conquest of Sylhet in 1303, many disciples of Shah Jalal scattered across the Sylhet region and the rest of Bengal.
The final raja of the Ita Kingdom', Subid Narayan, lost a battle in 1610 causing South Sylhet to come under the rule of Afghan chieftain Khwaja Usman.

Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila

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Other regions included Chandrapur or Chandrarajya which is modern-day Moulvibazar Sadar.
Moulvibazar Sadar (মৌলভীবাজার সদর, Sylheti: ) is an Upazila of Moulvibazar District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Kulaura Upazila

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On the same year, the non-cooperation movement also spread here after being established by Purnendu Kishore Sengupta in Vidia Ashram, Rangirkul, Kulaura.
Kulaura (কুলাউড়া, Sylheti: ) is the biggest upazila (subdistrict) of the Moulvibazar District in north-eastern Bangladesh.

Sreemangal Upazila

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Copper plates has been found from 930 AD in Paschimbagh, Tengubazar Mandir, Rajnagar and one of Raja Marundanath from the 11th century in Kalapur, Srimangal. The revivalist Deobandi movement is popular in with Jamia Luthfia Anwarul Uloom Hamidnagar being a notable centre in Srimangal and many are part of the Tablighi Jamaat.
Sreemangal (শ্রীমঙ্গল, Sylheti: ) is an Upazila of Moulvibazar District in the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh.

Kanakpur Union

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Armed resistance begun at the village of Srirainagar in Kanakpur on 27 March 1971.
Kanakpur Union is a Union Parishad under Moulvibazar Sadar Upazila of Moulvibazar District in the division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Juri Upazila

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Juri,
Juri (Bengali: জুড়ী, Sylheti: ) is an upazila of the Moulvibazar District.

Barlekha Upazila

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Barlekha, Madhabkunda waterfall in Barlekha is probably the most well-known tourist attraction of the district.
Barlekha (বড়লেখা, Sylheti: ) is an Upazila of Moulvibazar District in the Division of Sylhet, Bangladesh.

Sylhet

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Moulvibazar is in Sylhet, a district to the North-East of Bangladesh.
At present, Sylhet is the district-headquarters as well as the divisional headquarters of the districts of Sunamganj, Habiganj, Moulvibazar and Sylhet District.

Goyghor Mosque

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Notable mosques include Goyghor Mosque and the Mosque of Shah Mustafa.
Goyghor Masjid, (গয়ঘর খোজার মসজিদ, Sylheti: ), also known as the Goyghor Historical Khwaja's Mosque, is an ancient mosque located in the village of Goyghor in Mostafapur Union, Moulvibazar District, Bangladesh.

Jamia Luthfia Anwarul Uloom Hamidnagar

The revivalist Deobandi movement is popular in with Jamia Luthfia Anwarul Uloom Hamidnagar being a notable centre in Srimangal and many are part of the Tablighi Jamaat.
Jamia Luthfia Anwarul Uloom Hamidnagar, also known as Boruna Madrasah, is one of the oldest and famous Qawmi Madrasahs in Moulvibazar, Bangladesh.

Lawachara National Park

The district also contains one of the country's major national parks, Lawachara National Park, famous for its biodiversity.
The park is located at Kamalganj Upazila, Maulvi Bazar District in the northeastern region of the country.

Bengal

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After the Conquest of Sylhet in 1303, many disciples of Shah Jalal scattered across the Sylhet region and the rest of Bengal.

Surendra Kumar Sinha

Sinha was born in the present-day Tilakpur village in Kamalganj, Moulvibazar District in 1951 to Bishnupriya Manipuri parents, Lalit Mohan Sinha and Dhanabati Sinha.

Saifur Rahman (Bangladeshi politician)

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Rahman was born on October 6, 1932, in the village of Baharmardan located in Mostafapur Union, Maulvibazar Sadar, Maulvi Bazar District, in the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh.

Tommy Miah

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Miah was born in a village in South Sylhet Mahakuma, Chittagong Division, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

Madhabkunda waterfall

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Madhabkunda waterfall in Barlekha is probably the most well-known tourist attraction of the district.
It is situated in Barlekha Upazila in Moulvibazar District.

Manu River, Tripura

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The main rivers of the district are the Manu, the Dholoi and the Juri which flow from India.
It joins the Kushiyara River at Manumukh in the Bangladeshi district of Moulvibazar.