(Last Updated on : 10-03-2017)
Akalipur is a very old place in Nalhati
Division in Birbhum District
of West Bengal
. This place is famous for ancient temples of Hindu origin.
Location of Akalipur
Akalipur village is 316246. Akalipur village is located in Nalhati Tehsil of Birbhum district in West Bengal.
Geography of Akalipur
Akalipur is situated 16.5km away from sub-district headquarter Lohapur. Suri is the district headquarters of Akalipur village. As per 2009 stats, Bhadrapur is the gram panchayat of Akalipur village.
Population of Akalipur
The total geographical area of Akalipur is 166.69 hectares of land. Akalipur has a total population of 1,256 people. There are about 310 houses in Akalipur village.
Tourism in Akalipur
Akalipur is a significant place of pilgrimage in the north east of Birbhum District. The idol of deity here is Gujhya Kali, extremely rare in India. Unlike traditional form of Kali
, it is two handed and seated on snake. Akalipur is the place where the snakes are adorned as an ornament. It is curved out of Blackstone (Touchstone). Maharaja Nandakumar, councilor of Nawab Jafar Khan of Murshidabad
, a follower of Tantricism, established the temples in Akalipur with spectacular image of the deity that is goddess Kali
Akalipur is reachable from both railways and roadways. Nalhati is the nearest town to Akalipur, which is approximately 11km away.
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