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Meherpur (মেহেরপুর জেলা, Meherpur Jela also Meherpur Zila) is a district in South-western Bangladesh.
2799.38 square kilometers (1080.85 square miles).
district and West Bengal of India on the north, Chuadanga
district and West Bengal on the south, Chuadanga
districts on the east, West Bengal on the west
Before the partition (1947) Meherpur was a part of the Nadia district of India. The Meherpur subdivision was turned into a district in 1984. It consists of 1 municipality, 9 wards and 72 mahallas, 2 upazilas, 18 union parishads, 277 villages, 190 mouzas.
Gangni Upazila, Meherpur Sadar Upazila
The proclamation of independence was read at village Baidyanathtola, now Mujibnagar, on 17 April 1971. On this day the first provisional government of Bangladesh took oath here. The Pak army killed 8 persons at village Amjhupi on 18 April 1971.
Gosaidubi Mosque at Karamdi, Dargahs of Sheik Farid and Shah Enayet, Mazars of Barkat Bibi and Bagudewan, Ballavpur Mission, Teragharia Marrut, Shiva Mandir at Ballavpur, Alampur Mandir, Bhabanipur Mandir, Neelkuthis at Aamjhupi, Bhatpara and Saharbati.
Weekly Mujibnagar (1988), Weekly Meherpur (1992) and Fortnightly Pashimanchal, Monthly Sadhak (1913), Palli Shree (1935), Simanta (1962), Probaha (1979), Weekly Parichay (1985), Weekly Chumbak (1986).
Bhairab, Mathabhaga and Kazli; Main depressions: Dharlar Beel, Chandbeel, Kolar Beel, Patapukur Beel, Gopalpur Beel, Bamandi Beel, Salika Beel, Terogharia Beel, Elangi Beel.
10th Parliament Member(s)
Bangladesh Awami League
Md. Mokbul Hossain
Mujib Nagar Complex
Compiled from data collected from Wikipedia.org, Banglapedia.org, Amardesh.com and Bangladesh Government sites.