Baidyapur, Bardhman District, West Bengal
Baidyapur is a village in Bardhaman District in West Bengal. This village has the historical importance as this village name is referred in Manasamangal Kavya.
Baidyapur is a village in Bardhaman district, West Bengal. This village is culturally popular for festivals like Ratha Yatra, Rash festival and the Durga Puja. Pandua, Memari, Santipur , Srirampur are the nearby cities and the villages to Baidyapur.
Location of Baidyapur
Baidyapur is a village that is 12 meters above sea-level.
Administration of Baidyapur
Baidyapur has a Post Office, but the local Police Station is in Kalna, which is a famous location for a number of terracotta temples that were erected in the later phase of medieval era.
History of Baidyapur
The name of Baidyapur is given in the Manasamangal Kavya. When the daughter-in-law of Chand Soudagar, Behula, was taking her dead husband, Lakhindar, in a boat; the doctors of the village attempted to cure Lakhindar, but they failed. According to the Bengal mythology, this village is popular for the Ayurvedic doctors and the Unani medical practitioners. The doctors were called 'Baidya' in Bengali language, so the village was named Baidyapur.
Education of Baidyapur
Baidyapur has two primary schools, two higher secondary schools and a school for the deaf and dumb. One of the higher secondary schools, Baidyapur Ramkrishna Vidyapith, is over 100 years old, the other Higher Secondary School is Baidyapur Rajrajeswar Girls' High School. The primary schools are Ranjan Club and Basic School. The school for the deaf and dumb is Baidyapur Bikash Bharati Muk Badhir Pratibandhi Vidyalaya.
To visit Baidyapur, Boinchi is the nearest railway station. Boinchi-Kalna road passed through middle of Baidyapur.
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(Last Updated on : 29-12-2015)
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