Ambika Kalna is 42  km and Baghnapara is 46  km from Bandel on the Bandel-Katwa Branch Line. Buddha Mandir is situated at Bara-Mitra-Para it is the oldest Buddhist temple in ‘Purba Burdwan District’ about 37 years old, a small Theravada Buddhist community (Barua) looking after it. Sri Taraprassana Adhikari, 2. A major landmark is the Siddheshwari Temple. The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. The town can be accessed by rail, road, or river. Kalna is located at 23°13′N 88°22′E. His Honour, Maharaj Bahktipromode Puri Goswami had renovated this Temple about 60 years back. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio in tabular format. Today, finely woven feather-touch textiles and saris in exotic designs and colors are being produced in the vast weaving belt of Shantipur, Phulia, Samudragarh, Dhatrigram and Ambika Kalna – each center producing superb fabrics in its unique weaving style. A major attraction is the Nava Kailash or 108 Shiv Mandirs. By rail it is connected on the loop line route from Howrah towards Katwa. Islam is the second most practiced religion, with a following of approximately 4.88%. The total number of literate people in Kalna was 45,403 (80.04% of the population being over six years of age). In 2014, Kalna II CD Block had 1 block primary health centre and 4 primary health centres with total 40 beds and 7 doctors (excluding private bodies). Recently, Kalna Porjoton Utsab is being organized on every winter (2nd Week of January). By road, Kalna can be accessed from Krishnanagar, Katwa, Bandel, Pandua, Bainchi, Memari and Bardhaman. Ras Mancha at the Kalna Temple Complex in Barddhaman, Kalna Pratapeswar Temple Terracotta Works, Group of temples at Kalna in Burdwan, West Bengal, This article is about the municipality in West Bengal, India. In 2014, Kalna I CD Block had 1 block primary health centre and 3 primary health centres with total 36 beds and 4 doctors (excluding private bodies). Kalna is linked to important cities of South Bengal by road. Click at the link below to see the notices related to terminal examination 2020:, Government General Degree College at Kalna-I Kalna-1 Block Being situated at the junction of three districts (Bardhaman, Hooghly, and Nadia), Kalna has a well-developed transportation network. [4], Kalna is located on the agriculturally rich alluvial plains between the Bhagirathi, Ajay and Damodar rivers. But at present he-goat, sugarcane, gourd, etc. [6], According to the 2011 Census of India, Kalna had a total population of 56,722, of which 28,793 (51%) were males and 27,929 (49%) were females. Hinduism is the main religion in Kalna with 94.75% of its citizens being Hindu. Projapoti Bari is also quite well known and is featured in Kalna cruise port lines as a historical destination. Maijir Bari was established in 1752 and has the Shyamchand Radharani Mondir. Kalna 1 No Block Trinomul Congress Supporters There are several local trains, as well as express trains on the route and almost all of them stop at the Ambika Kalna rail station. One consists of 74 temples, whilst the other has 34. The ghatt sticks to a stone winnowing tray. The town can be accessed by rail or road or river. For its namesake subdivision, see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Kalna Primary Teacher's Training Institute, "Department of tourism government of West Bengal", "2011 Census - Primary Census Abstract Data Tables", "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)", List of cities in West Bengal by population, Cities, towns and locations in Purba Bardhaman district,, Cities and towns in Purba Bardhaman district, Articles with Bengali-language sources (bn), All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Articles needing additional references from September 2020, All articles needing additional references, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with style issues from July 2020, Articles with multiple maintenance issues, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 06:04.