A large pond, located in Sadullapur Mouza under English Bazar Block, Malda and nearly 7 KM away from English Bazar. Also called boro Sagardighi, since another pond with same name is there in Gour, smaller in size called as Choto Sagardighi... more
A large low area converted into lake during monsoon and in winter it is an agricultural land full with greenery. Nearly 8 KM away from English Bazar and located on Jatradanga road, towards the north east of Old Malda Block Office... more
Adina Masjid - 20 kilometres North from the district town Malda towards Gazole. Built in 1369 by Sultan Sikander Shah, the second sultan of the Ilyas dynasty, the Adina mosque is one of the largest mosques to be built in the subcontinent and the only hypostyle mosque in Bengal... more
Scientific name Euryale Ferox. Common names are prickly water lily, fox nut, gorgon nut or makhana. It is a flowering plant classified in the water lily family, although it is occasionally regarded as a distinct family, Euryalaceae. Unlike other water lilies, the pollen grains of Euryale have three nuclei.more
Malda District is the gateway of North Bengal as well as to the North Eastern states of India. National Highway No. 34 and Eastern Railway route Howrah-New Jalpaiguri passes through Malda District.
Independence Day observed in this district on 18th August by people to commemorate the confusion that reigned at midnight on August 14, 1947, while the rest of India was celebrating independence, Malda district was marked as part of present day Bangladesh or formerly East Pakistan. It was the darkest dawn ever when people saw the Pakistani Flag hoisted atop the Malda District Collectorate’s Office. This was due to an error by the Boundary Commission that created the misunderstanding. Eminent personalities like Ashu Choudhury and Baldevananda Giri were in Kolkata overnight and appealed to the Commission to include Malda in India. Finally the order came on the night of August 17, 1947. The three-day nightmare ended with the tricolor being raised in Malda and people thronging the streets.