Location of Benapur
Benapur is a village in Bagnan-II Block, Howrah District, West Bengal. This village, located beside the Rupnarayana River, has made it to a wonderful place for picnic.
Geography of Benapur
Benapur has its geographic location of about 22.47 degree North to 87.97 degree East. The village is divided into North and South Benapur by the Nuntia-Benapur Road, a spur of the Bagnan-Gadiara Road from Nuntia.
Economy of Benapur
Benapur has the farming industry (principally rice paddies and floriculture) forms the mainstay of the village economy, with jaba, golap, aparajita, and ganda flowers cultivated extensively. There are smaller industries producing bricks and, during the rainy season, the prized hilsa fish.
Education of Benapur
Benapur is very rich in education. A school naming Benapur Chandanapara High School (H.S) is very famous in Bagnan. It has long history in producing many talented students who have been established in different fields.
Culture of Benapur
The village of Benapur is predominantly Hindu, with local temples to the deities Sitala, Kali, and Shiva. Ma Jagaddhatri and Ma Basanti are worshipped in the village. Vishalakshmi is also an important goddess in this village.
Tourism in Benapur
The village of Benapur is now becoming one of the favourite places for picnic lovers. The huge area of green river bank of Rupnarayana River with wonderful sites is the popular cynosure for picnic. A huge gathering has been found in every special day for picnic, especially in the months from December-January.