About Purba Burdwan
The history of Purbha Burdwan is known from 5000 BC and is part of the Mesolithic or Late Stone Age. The name Purbha Burdwan is a form of the Sanskrit word Vardhamana. The first epigraphic reference of the word comes from 6. Copper-plate copper of the AD century found in the village of Mallasarul at Galsi Police Station. Archeology of 1954 and 1957 reveals that the Mesolithic Age was traced back to Birbhanpur in Durgapur Thana. Dhibi pointed out that people in those days could build well-planned towns with roads and highways.
The Purba Bardhaman region was home to great scholars such as Raghunandan Goswami, the famous psychologist, Ganga Kishore Bhattacharya of Bengal Gazetti fame and Lal Behari Dey of Bengal Peasant Life fame.
The district has an area of 5433 km2.
There are 2 complete divisions in Purba Burdawan.
There are 80 villages in the region.
There are a total of 26 towns in the region.
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