Shantipur

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Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.wikipedia
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Nadia district

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Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Ranaghat subdivision consists of Shantipur municipality, Ranaghat municipality, Birnagar municipality and four community development blocks: Hanskhali, Shantipur, Ranaghat–I and Ranaghat–II.

Phulia

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One can find the patterns and colors found in ancient times still reflected in the garments produced in the vast textile belt of Shantipur, Phulia, Samudragarh, Dhatrigram and Ambika Kalna.
Phulia (also spelt Fulia) is a census town beside the river Ganges under Shantipur police station of Ranaghat subdivision in Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Ranaghat subdivision

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Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Santipur College was established at Santipur in 1948. It came up with the initiative of Pandit Lakshmi Kanta Maitra. Affiliated to the University of Kalyani, it offers honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, history, philosophy, political science, physics, chemistry, mathematics, botany, accountancy and computer applications.

West Bengal

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Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.
Other cities and towns in West Bengal with 2011 populations over 250,000 are Durgapur, Bardhaman, English Bazar, Baharampur, Habra, Kharagpur, and Shantipur.

Santipur (community development block)

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Shantipur police station has jurisdiction over Shantipur municipality and Santipur CD Block.
Shantipur police station serves this block.

Advaita Acharya

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The old and historical town Shantipur is famous for Ras Utsav and "Dolutsav" which is thought to have begun by Mathuresh Goswami, the great grandson of Advaita Acharya who was one of the main associates of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.
He was born at Navagrama-Laur village in the present-day Sylhet District of Bangladesh in 1434, some fifty years before Chaitanya, and spent most of his adult life in the town of Shantipur with his wife and family (Advaita Acharya had six sons, Acyutananda, Krsna Misra, Gopala dasa, Balarama, Svarupa, and Jagadisa) teaching the philosophy of Bhagavad Gita and Bhagavata Purana and promoting Bhakti Yoga.

Kalna, India

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One can find the patterns and colors found in ancient times still reflected in the garments produced in the vast textile belt of Shantipur, Phulia, Samudragarh, Dhatrigram and Ambika Kalna.
After partition of India, many skilled weavers of Dhaka came and settled in West Bengal around Shantipur in Nadia district and Kalna of Bardhaman district, both traditionally renowned centres for hand-woven fabrics.

Samudragarh

One can find the patterns and colors found in ancient times still reflected in the garments produced in the vast textile belt of Shantipur, Phulia, Samudragarh, Dhatrigram and Ambika Kalna.
After the partition of India, many skilled weavers of Dhaka came and settled in West Bengal around Shantipur in Nadia district and Ambika Kalna of Bardhaman district, both traditionally renowned centres for hand-woven fabrics.

Dhatrigram

One can find the patterns and colors found in ancient times still reflected in the garments produced in the vast textile belt of Shantipur, Phulia, Samudragarh, Dhatrigram and Ambika Kalna.
After the partition of India, many skilled weavers of Dhaka came and settled in West Bengal around Shantipur in Nadia district and Ambika Kalna of Bardhaman district, both traditionally renowned centres for hand-woven fabrics.

Sudhamoy Pramanick

Sudhamoy Pramanick - Indian independence activist
Sudhamoy Pramanick (September 1884 – October 1974) was a Bengali advocate from Shantipur.

Diptendu Pramanick

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Diptendu Pramanick - Bengali film personality
He was the eldest son of Sudhamoy Pramanick from Shantipur.

Mohammad Mozammel Huq

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Notable people from Shantipur include: Sir Azizul Haque, Taraknath Gangopadhyay, Karunanidhan Bandhyopadhyaya, Kabi Mohammed Mozammel Haque, Kabi Krittibas Ojha, Arun Chandra Guha and Bijoy Krishna Goswami.
He was born at Santipur or Shantipur, in the district of Nadia, West Bengal, India.

Sealdah railway station

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Shantipur railway station is well connected by rail by EMU railway services running from Sealdah railway station (Main section).
The main division of Sealdah north operates trains plying between Kolkata and Hasnabad, Bandel, Gede, Ranaghat, Shantipur, Krishnanagar, Baharampur, Lalgola, Dankuni, Katwa, Bardhaman, Kanchrapara, Barrackpore, Kalyani, Kalyani Simanta and others.

Shantipur railway station

Shantipur Junction
Shantipur railway station is well connected by rail by EMU railway services running from Sealdah railway station (Main section).
It is situated in Shantipur, Nadia at the end of Kalinarayanpur to Shantipur loop line connecting with the Ranaghat–Krishnanagar line.

Bijoy Krishna Goswami

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Notable people from Shantipur include: Sir Azizul Haque, Taraknath Gangopadhyay, Karunanidhan Bandhyopadhyaya, Kabi Mohammed Mozammel Haque, Kabi Krittibas Ojha, Arun Chandra Guha and Bijoy Krishna Goswami.

Santipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

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As per orders of the Delimitation Commission, No. 86 Santipur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) is composed of the following: Shantipur municipality, and Babla, Baganchra, Belgoria I, Belgoria II Gayeshpur and Haripur gram panchayats of Santipur community development block.

Bengali language

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2) Cholito-bhasha (চলিতভাষা "running language"), known by linguists as Standard Colloquial Bengali, is a written Bengali style exhibiting a preponderance of colloquial idiom and shortened verb forms, and is the standard for written Bengali now. This form came into vogue towards the turn of the 19th century, promoted by the writings of Peary Chand Mitra (Alaler Gharer Dulal, 1857), Pramatha Chaudhuri (Sabujpatra, 1914) and in the later writings of Rabindranath Tagore. It is modeled on the dialect spoken in the Shantipur region in Nadia district, West Bengal. This form of Bengali is often referred to as the "Nadia standard", "Nadia dialect", "Southwestern/West-Central dialect" or "Shantipuri Bangla".

Azizul Haque (educator)

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Notable people from Shantipur include: Sir Azizul Haque, Taraknath Gangopadhyay, Karunanidhan Bandhyopadhyaya, Kabi Mohammed Mozammel Haque, Kabi Krittibas Ojha, Arun Chandra Guha and Bijoy Krishna Goswami.
Azizul Haque was born on 27 November 1892 in Shantipur in West Bengal, India.

Municipality

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Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

States and union territories of India

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Shantipur (also known as Santipur) is a city and a municipality in Ranaghat subdivision of Nadia district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Census

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India census, Shantipur had a population of 138,195.

Holi

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The old and historical town Shantipur is famous for Ras Utsav and "Dolutsav" which is thought to have begun by Mathuresh Goswami, the great grandson of Advaita Acharya who was one of the main associates of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

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The old and historical town Shantipur is famous for Ras Utsav and "Dolutsav" which is thought to have begun by Mathuresh Goswami, the great grandson of Advaita Acharya who was one of the main associates of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.

Jessore District

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When the king of Yessore (now in Bangladesh), Pratapaditya attacked Orissa, the priest of the temple gave away the deity to his own guru Mathuresh Goswami to protect it in times of emergency.

Pratapaditya

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When the king of Yessore (now in Bangladesh), Pratapaditya attacked Orissa, the priest of the temple gave away the deity to his own guru Mathuresh Goswami to protect it in times of emergency.