(Last Updated on : 29-12-2015)
Gonna Serandi is a village in the border of Barddhaman District
and Birbhum District
of West Bengal
. It is connected by the famous Badshahi Road which leads to Barddhaman District and the other leading cities in the districts, in the south and Berhampore of Murshidabad district in the north.
Location of Gonna Serandi
Gonna Serandi is situated at the border of two districts, southern part belongs to Birbhum and northern part belongs to Burdwan (Barddhaman) district.
Administration of Gonna Serandi
Gonna Serandi belongs to Khujutipara (Birbhum) but the postmaster's residence-cum-office is in Majhpara which is in Bardhaman district. The village is relatively big among the neighbouring villages, hosting one high school and three primary schools.
Economy of Gonna Serandi
The economy of Gonna Serandi is based on agriculture. The nearest primary health care centres are at Nanoor and Kandra respectively.
Culture of Gonna Serandi
Gonna Serandi hosts about fourteen Durga Puja
, all are private except one in Majhpara. There are two three clubs organized by local youth dedicated to local welfare activities. The villagers boast of Kartik puja which is celebrated with big pomp.
Education of Gonna Serandi
Gonna Serandi has the high school, in middle of the village, relatively old and big school in the neighbouring region catering to the students from neighbouring villages like Balishwar, Angora.
Tourism in Gonna Serandi
Gonna Serandi is a connecting place in between Balishwar and Serandi, which have the tourist locations. The connecting road between Balishwar and Serandi is of very poor condition. The buses are plying from the cities like Berhampore District, Murshidabad District
: 77km; Durgapur
, Bardhaman: 53km; Sainthia: 53km; Suri: 60km; Ilambazar: 43km. The nearest railway stations are Bolpur-Shantiniketan (30km), Katwa (40km), Bardhaman (53km).
Towards the west of Balishwar and Serandi is Nanoor which is regarded as the birthplace of Chandidas, Bolpur-Santiniketan, the home of Visva Bharati University founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore
. Shantiniketan is the place where one can find the peace and solace in the midst of Sonajhuri
, Goalpara tribal belt, Khowai
and the house of Amartya Sen. Nanoor is not only the birthplace of Chandidas. It is widely popular for the presence of Shakti peeth.