(Last Updated on : 01-06-2015)
Rajendrapur is a beautiful village in North 24 Parganas district
of West Bengal
. This place is a new weekend destination in West Bengal and the location is very near to Kolkata. Rajendrapur is the place in West Bengal suitable as the weekend destination to get charged after the heavy work life of the weekdays. The lodging facilities in Rajendrapur are like mud hut with all the modern facilities. The scenic beauty of the Vidyadhari River and the water plants are the centre of attraction in this region. The village life is easily depicted as the common nature of settlement, which is rare in modern urban areas of Kolkata.
Location of Rajendrapur
Rajendrapur is just 42 kilometres from the heart of Kolkata. Rajendrapur is easily accessible from Kolkata
by the bus services to Malancha on the Basanti Highway. The local village boy can also teach the tourists how to cast fishing net.
Village Life in Rajendrapur
Rajendrapur enjoys the simple and slow moving village life. The farmers ploughing their fields, children chasing ducks, fisherman casting their nets and the village elders sitting under the Peepul tree discussing the years crops, are the common portrayal in Rajendrapur.
Agriculture in Rajendrapur
The paddy and the mustard fields of Rajendrapur stretched as the village with azure sky, while the other side has vegetable gardens, ponds and mango orchards. The mango grove is more like a hideout surrounded by green fields, vegetable gardens and a docile pond teeming with carps. A walk through the paddy fields would take you to this peaceful refuge.
Rajendrapur is accessible by a ride in the local van rickshaws to Vidyadhari River at nearby Malancha. One can watch the setting sun from the bridge over Vidyadhari River. Rajendrapur is surrounded by large fishing ponds and a mango grove. Fish lovers can also visit nearby Malancha Village, while returning from Rajendrapur to buy some fresh catches. Malancha is one of the biggest fish markets in West Bengal. By going with a car then one need to take Basanti Highway from Science City and take the road turning right before Malancha. All buses connecting Malancha from Kolkata will take one to Rajendrapur.