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Coordinates: 26°40′48″N 88°13′12″E / 26.68000°N 88.22000°E / 26.68000; 88.22000
Kintra Indie
StateWast Bengal
152 m (499 ft)
 • OffeecialBengaliEnglish
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Lok Sabha constituencyDarjeeling
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMatigara-Naxalbari

Naxalbari is a veelage an a commonty development block in northren pairt o the state o Wast Bengal, Indie. Naxalbari block comes unner the jurisdiction o Siliguri subdiveesion o Darjeeling destrict. Naxalbari became famous for the left-wing revolt that teuk place in the late 1960s.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naxalbari is locatit at 26°41′N 88°13′E / 26.68°N 88.22°E / 26.68; 88.22.[1] It haes a average elevation o 152 metres (501 feet).

The stretch o laund, whaur Naxalbari is situatit, lees on the Terai region at the base o the Himalayas. Tae the wast o Naxalbari, athort the mairch river Mechi lees Nepal. The entire stretch o the laund surroondin Naxalbari is covered bi ferm launds, tea estates an forests an smaw veelages, consists o a aurie o 182.02 km². The Naxalbari block haes sax Gram Panchayats (veelage cooncils), viz. Gossainpur, Lawer Bagdogra, Upper Bagdogra, Hatighisha, Naxalbari an Moniram, frae north tae sooth. The population o Naxalbari block wis 144,915 in the year 2001.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naxalbari became famous for bein the steid o a left-wing poor peasants uprisin in 1967, which began wi the "laund tae tiller" slogan, an uprisin continuin tae this day (see Naxalite).

The "Naxalbari" incident wis triggered on 25 Mey 1967 at Bengai Jote veelage in Naxalbari when the polis opened fire on a group o veelagers who wur demandin thair richt tae the crops at a pairticular piece o laund. The firin killed 9 adults an 2 unkent childer.

The CPI(ML) hae put up busts o Lenin, Stalin, Mao an Charu Majumdar on that piece o laund. The spot haes Bengai Jote Primar Schuil next tae it. Thare is a memorial column erectit that haes the names o the fowk who dee'd durin the polis firin. The names are 1. Dhaneswari Devi (F), 2. Simaswari Mullick (F), 3. Nayaneswari Mullick (F), 4. Surubala Burman (F), 5. Sonamati Singh (F), 6. Fulmati Devi (F), 7. Samsari Saibani (F), 8. Gaudrau Saibani (M), 9. Kharsingh Mullick (M) an "twa childer".

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naxalbari block consists o ane census toun: Uttar Bagdogra an landwart auries wi 6 gram panchayats, viz. Gossaipur, Lawer Bagdogra, Nakshalbari, Hatighisa, Maniram an Upper Bagdogra. This block haes twa polis stations: Bagdogra an Naxalbari. The heidquairters o this block is in Naxalbari.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naxalbari haes a station on the Katihar-Siliguri Line.[2] Daily trains are runnin frae New Jalpaiguri via Siliguri Town, Siliguri Junction, Matigara an Bagdogra. Thare are fower trains runnin frae New Jalpaiguri; New Jalpaiguri-Katihar Passenger, New Jalpaiguri-Aluabari-New Jalpaiguri DEMU Ring Rail, New Jalpaiguri-Balurghat DEMU & New Jalpaiuri-Radhikapur DEMU.

Thare is bus services frae Siliguri Court Mair tae Naksalbari an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Naxalbari
  2. Indian Railways time table

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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