Friday, October 14, 2011


Chuadanga is a district of Bangladesh and it is located in the Khulna division in the south-west of the country. This district has a total area of 1,151.28 square kilometer and this district is bounded by Kushtia in the east, Meherpur on the west, Jhenaidaha on the north and Nadia District (in the state of West Bengal in India) on the south. This entire district lies within the Ganges Delta, with rivers Mathabhanga, Bhairab, Kumar, Chitra, and Nabaganga. . Every year this district produces a lot of fruits and crops in the whole country. This district has a strong
economy than any other district of Bangladesh.

Chuadanga was a sub-division within Nadia District before the partition of India. But after the partition of India in 1947, Chuadanga was still sub-division under the Kushtia District. But after the liberation war of Bangladesh in 1984, Chuadanga was separated from Kushtia and given the status of a district. In the liberation war, more than 100 battles took place here. On 25 March 1971 and on 26 March 1971 more than 30 battles took place here.

Chuadanga town stands on the bank of the river Mathabhanga. The town has an area of 37.56 square kilometer. It consists of 9 wards and 41 mahallas. It has a total population of 73,124 where, male 50.81% and female 49.19% (Muslims 88%, Hindus 11% and other religion 01%). Here the average literacy rate is 69.24%. But the district consists of 5 municipalities, 36 wards, 93 mahallas, 4 upazillas, 31 union parishads, 421 mouzas and 514 villages. It has a total population of 9, 93,457 where, male 51.02% and female 48.98% (Muslims 88%, Hindus 11% and other religion 01%).

In this region the main occupations of the people are agriculture 31%, agricultural farm-hands 23.91%, wage laborer 4.85%, transport 2.68%, weavers 2.72%, commerce 13.93%, service 7.26% and others 13.65%. Paddy, jute, wheat, sugarcane, oil seeds, onion, garlic, betel leaf, pulses are the main crops in this region and main fruits are Mango, jackfruit, banana, lychee (generally known as lichu), cocoanut, guava and papaya. Main exports are Rice, jute, betel leaf, hosiery goods, cotton, and cotton fabrics.

Economical environment in this district is strong. . The rural economy of Chuadanga is agriculture. But now a day, lots of Cotton mills, sugar mill, bread and biscuit factory, spinning mills, textile mills, aluminium factory, pharmaceuticals, rice mill, chira mill, oil mill, flour mill, ice factory, Cottage industries and saw mill are increasing day by day.

Chuadanga has a very good transport system with links to all the districts of Bangladesh. The main transport system in the city is train, buses, mini buses, cars and rickshaws. Chuadanga is well connected by highways and waterways links to south-west of the country and capital city Dhaka, as well as other parts of Khulna, Kushtia, Rajshahi, Jessore, Pabna, Rangpur, Chittagong, Barisal and Sylhet. Government owned Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTC) provides bus services to Khulna division. Besides this, many different companies bus are also available.

Chuadanga has also some educational facility. There are 13 colleges, 51 high schools, 9 junior schools, 257 Government primary schools, 129 non-government primary schools, 1 primary training institute, 1 vocational training institute, 1 nursing institute, 72 madrassas and 8 Kindergarten schools. But there is big gap between the male and female literacy rate (male 72% and female 28%). Here notable educational institutions are Victoria Jubilee Government High School (1880), Alomdanga High School (1914), Natudaoho High School (1906), Carew’s High School (1947), Jibonnogor Pilot High School (1957), Damurhuda pilot high school and Hajar Duari School.

If you want to know more about Chuadanga, please visit: Chuadanga Government Web Portal.

1 comment:

  1. Chuadanga's Climate are very beautiful. Besides this, lots of crops are very testy.