Location of Palitpur
Palitpur is located near Burdwan town in Bardhaman district of Wet Bengal. It is a small hamlet where one can see the natural beauties like green lush vegetations and the fresh water lakes nearby.
Administration of Palitpur
Palitpur is located in Saraitikar Panchayat area of Bardhaman-I Block. It falls within the jurisdiction of Burdwan Sadar (North) Sub-Division of Bardhaman district of West Bengal.
Geography of Palitpur
Palitpur is a small village located near the northern part of Burdwan or Bardhaman town. On the eastern part of the village is the narrow gauge railway track between Katwa and Burdwan. There is also an unmanned level crossing at Palitpur in Burdwan.
Population of Palitpur
According to the Population Census in the year 2001, Palitpur had a population of 1,747.Out of this, male population of Palitpur was 880 and female population was 867.Out of the total population, the Scheduled Caste population in Palitpur was 560 and Scheduled Tribe population of Palitpur was 301.
Tourism of Palitpur
In early part of the first quarter of the twentieth century, Bhootnath De, the former Zamindar of Palitpur had donated a piece of land in Palitpur for the construction of Ashram by Tibbetibaba, who was regarded as a great saint of undivided Bengal. Bhootnath De was an eminent disciple of Tibbetibaba. Dharmadas Mondal, another notable disciple of Tibbetibaba, was also a resident of this village. The Ashram of Tibbetibaba consists of a one-storied building, a pond, a Samadhi (tomb) of Tibbetibaba, Soham Swami and some other disciples of Tibettibaba.
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