Most of the colleges in malda, uttar dinajpur and dakshin dinajpur have been brought under affiliation of the university of gour banga. The history of malda can be traced back to the medieval periods and centres around the cities of gour and pandua. Even when this place is open throughout the year and remains crowded most of the time, winter is considered as the great time to visit. Dakhil darwaza, malda overview a very important monument, located in gaur, dakhil darwaza is a surviving ruin of an old castle from the 15th century. University of gour banga wikimili, the free encyclopedia wikimili, the free encyclopedia. History of malda at a glance package tours in narayanpur. The first ever record of the city is found in the hindu puranic texts. Websters bibliographic and eventbased timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics. Compiled from the manuscripts and drawings of the late h. Since 500bc, this history of gaur can be observed in the books. Gour malda railway station is a railway station on the howrahnew jalpaiguri line of malda railway division of eastern railway zone.
Gour, a place in malda district, west bengal, india. Gour malda to malda town train seat availability, fare. Also, the eklakhi mausoleum can be visited along with the adina mosque. University of gour banga, malda, west bengal department of. The ancient history of malda, recounts that the entire region of malda gour and pandua was a part of the kingdom of pundravardhana.
It is the rail head for a visit to gour and pandua or notable place adina mosque and adina deer park. And it had three distinct era of glory outstanding sculptures of buddhist era, the highest standard of. History archive the ruins of gour 1817 the ruins of gour. It is one of the two new state universities established by the government of west bengal to address to the. Malda, surveyed the ruins and published a book entitled gaur, its ruins and. That is not conventional ones written in text books but real history of real life attracts me. It consists of two municipalities english bazar municipality and old malda municipality, under english bazar metropolitan area. University of gour banga, malda, west bengal department of library and information science blisc mlisci and mliscii proposed semesterwise syllabus may be converted into choice based credit system from session 201617 first year semester i paper subject semester exam internal assessment total marks. Mango, jute and silk are the most notable products of this district. Pandua, once the alternate seat of power to gaur, has the third largest concentration of muslim monuments in bengal.
Malda farakka rajmahal vikramshila travel my vacation on. The slowest train from gour malda to dhulian ganga is katihar howrah express 34 which travels a distance of 42 kms in 1 hrs 11 mints. The college was started 5th september, 1985 in a small room in the campus and now has marched to its present position. In this university every year, many candidates take the admission in graduation and postgraduation course in this university. It is situated at purana guamalati, malda city of malda district in the indian state of west bengal. Gour malda tourists attractions, historical experience.
The article speaks about the beauty of lottan masjid and the adina mosque in gaur and pandua and the history relating to creation of the famous historical monuments. Malda college is a college in malda city under the university of gour banga, which offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in several subjects. University of gour banga recruitment 2019 download. It was the ancient capital of bengal known as gour pandua. The contents of this page are in draft and must not be considered final for any activity. Malda west bengal tourism, experience bengal, dept. Malda town is a railway station, serves malda city in malda district in the indian state of west bengal. University of gour banga recruitment 2019 download application form.
The roots of the college can be traced to a prepartition temporary college at dadanchak presently under shibganj police station in the district of nawabganj, bangladesh. This university offers the various pg programme like ma, m. Gour mahavidyalaya is in the district of malda of west bengal. Excavation of the ruins of gaur, malda telegraph file picture. Pandua, malda project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Especially for the history lovers, this is a place to visit. It is one of the second best college in malda city after malda college. Since its inception, the college has been holding knowledge and education for thousands of students coming from villages and belonging to weak sections or backward communities regardless of caste, religion, culture and creed. Described and represented in eighteen views with a topographical map. Built during sultan saifuddin feroze shahs rule, this fivestorey tower is often touted as malda s qutab minar. The historical records of the city, however, can be. Adina mosque masjid malda a symbol of greatness t2b. A new genre of history writing now came into existence. Malda indianguidebook travels and tourism in india.
Malda district, also spelt maldah or maldaha bengali. Today the library has a collection of about 22,900 books and 186 pamphlets. Nearest railway station is gour malda railway station. This was an undeveloped city which was enlarging since 19251930.
The university completed established in 2008 by the government of west bengal. Gour mahavidyalaya, situated on the north side of mahananda river where n. It is one of the new state university established in 2008 by the government of west bengal on act xxvi 2007. Hari singh gour, indian lawyer, educator, and writer. The university is ugc affiliated in 2016, it has been accredited b grade by the naac. Traversing the centuries, by aditi chowdhury and rita goswami, orient blackswan, 2014 14. The cambridge history of victorian literature edited by kate flint, cambridge university press, 2016. Gour mahavidyalaya, malda check all the courses offered by gour mahavidyalaya, malda, fee structure, ranking, cut off and intake exam. Above all the mosque at gour and adina at malda wasnt enough. With the partition of bengal in 1947, the radcliffe line placed malda district in india, except the nawabganj subdivision, which was placed in east pakistan. The university of gour banga ugb, has been established by the west bengal act xxvi of 2007 at malda, west bengal.
Click to check train timings, seat availability and fare. If you wish to explore the rich and diverse history of bengal, gour is the place for you. Finding new ways to delve into the ancient past telegraph india. The slowest train from gour malda to malda town is barddhaman malda town passenger unreserved 53417 which travels a distance of 8 kms in 22 mints. Gour malda to banshlai bridge train seat availability.
During that particular phase, it was under the reign of the mauryan empire. We heard that malda is blessed by the historical beauty, and we are right. Neither could vikramshila in bihar the seat of vajrayana buddhism, the mixing pot of tantrisism sakta with buddhism escape my thought. First, we are responsible if we are aware of what is happening to us. Jan 27, 2014 though it was first mentioned in harshacharita in relation to sasanka, the king of gaur and then again as the medieval capital of bengal sultanate, ambiguity remains with regard to the geographical li. Gour is a feast for history lovers, for it houses a number monuments within proximity. If you wish to explore the rich and diverse history of bengal, gour is the place. Gour mahavidyalaya, erstwhile under the north bengal university and now under the gour banga university, situated on the north side of mahananda river, where n. I warmly welcome all the students and congratulate them for taking admission in our college. I wanted to know what the locals who were part of the area from when it was the kingdom of gour were doing. These two cities gour and pandua being the most prosperous cities used to be the capital of bengal in the ancient and the medieval times. Malda has a history of indigo movement led by rafique mondal.
His illustrated book, the ruins of gour published in 1817 accurately represented the architectural features of medieval gaur, which also inspired. Again in august 1947 this district was affected by partition. The application form to be downloaded from the university website. Recently me and my family went for holidays at malda. As far known from the history, gour was initially named as lakshmanvati after lord lakshman. Malda district was part of rajshahi division till 1876, when it was transferred to bhagalpur division, and again transferred in 1905 to rajshahi division. University of gour banga ugb exam results 2020 name wise. The history of lottan masjid and adina mosque in malda. Gour or gaur being an ancient city, its mention can be found even in the hindu puranic texts. Gour is a very important place because a large portion of bengals ancient history was written here. Gauda was one of the prominent capitals in the history of bengal and the history of the indian subcontinent. The place siraoujdullah the last emperor of bengal got caught for the british ie rajmahal was already on my plate. Precisely the reasons why i came back to malda after a break of 5 days away from my last trip to it. Gour, an ancient kingdom based in sylhet, bangladesh.
Malda or english bazar is a metropolitan city in the indian state of west bengal. The adina mosque is undoubtedly an architectural wonder. Top courses at gour banga university malda, west bengal are ma, m. The boundary of gour was changed in different ages since 5th century bc and its name can be found in puranic texts. It is one of the second best college in malda city 1. It lies 347 km 215 miles north of kolkata, the capital of west bengal. It is one of the two new state universities established by the government of west bengal to address to the concerns of equity and access to quality higher education by people in less educationally developed districts. His illustrated book, the ruins of gour published in 1817 accurately represented the architectural features of medieval gaur. Gour malda the historical and excavation sites tale of. The most punctual train from gour malda to dhulian ganga is katihar howrah express 34 which reaches dhulian ganga with an average delay of just 0 minute. The best malda hotels to meet your needs when the history bug bites you, you have many a place of choice to go and immerse yourself in the eras gone by and you might even find traces of your history or lineage amongst the relics on offer. They are twin towns located to the north and south of malda town, 340 km from kolkata, in west bengal.
Exploring bengals medieval history in the ruins of gaur. Gour mahavidyalaya, malda was established in the year 1985, gour mahavidyalaya, malda is affiliated to university of north bengal, siliguri. Located on the border between india and bangladesh, with most of its ruins on the indian side and a few structures on the bangladeshi side, it was once one of the most. Gour malda the historical and excavation sites tale of 2. Gour is situated at a distance of 16km from the main town of malda. An introductory guide and glossary, by bibhash choudhury, phi, 2010. Gour and malda are two extremely important places in the history of bengal. The days updated quizzes cowl topics like iifa awards 2019, tatpar mobile app and 1st defence minister to fly tejas combat craft among others. The slowest train from gour malda to pakur is malda town barddhaman passenger unreserved 53418 which travels a distance of 63 kms in 1 hrs 40 mints. There are almost 28 colleges in maldah, uttardinajpur and dakshindinajpur is affiliated with this university. Gour mahavidyalaya abbreviated as gm is a college in malda city under the university of gour banga, which offers undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses with several subjects. Firoz minar, malda overview the minar is located a kilometer away from the dakhil darwaza. University of gour banga is located in english bazaar, at malda district, west bengal.
Top tourist attractions of gour and malda footprint of. Explore malda lets uncover the best places at malda. Even its archaeological research indicates that entire north bengal was once completely under gupta empire. Gaurs are of suryavanshi lineage, claiming descent from surya, the hindu sungod or in english it is known as solar dynasty. The most punctual train from gour malda to pakur is malda town barddhaman passenger unreserved 53418 which reaches pakur with an average delay of just 0 minute. A detailed travelogue of our visit to gour can be seen in the following post. Gour mahavidyalya, malda admissions, contact, website. Contested identities of the ruins of gour and pandua1 sudipto mitra late19thearly 20th century bengal witnessed a renewed interest on behalf of bengali scholars, to engage with the ruins of gour and pandua, from what has on retrospect been regarded as a nationalist perspective. The historical records of the city, however, can be traced from 500 bc from the time of the mauryan dynasty.
Gour mahavidyalya is a leading institution for higher education in madla. University of gour banga is a public state university located in malda city, west bengal, india. The bada darwaza is an imposing structure which is marvelous and humbling at the same time. Gaudas ruins were depicted in the artwork of european painters during the 18th and 19th centuries. Brief history the gateway of north bengal, malda, once the capital of gour banga with its 3456 sq kms lay of the land classified into tal, diara, and barind awaits the advent of tourists and people of archeological interest with. Gour banga university, malda, west bengal has 55 courses. Read about company and get contact details and address. Gaur or gour rajputs are one of the 36 major clans of rajputs in india. Candidates are submitting their application form on or before december 16, 2019.
Mango and silk are notable products of this district. Gour, malda overview if you wish to explore the rich and diverse history of bengal, gour is the place for you. Physical forms book, sheaf, card and machinereadable including opac forms their advantages and disadvantages and suitability in different types of libraries. History and development of library cataloguing codes. Exploring bengals medieval history in the ruins of gaur the hindu. Mar 10, 2008 university of gour banga is a public state university located in malda city, west bengal, india.
The district the city of malda is capital of, also called malda, shares a 165. Located along the banks of the holy river ganges, this is one of the oldest residential colonies existing in the state. Colleges affiliated to university of gour banga, malda. This ancient city located in malda has also been mentioned in the puranic hindu texts. It lies 347 km 215 miles north of kolkata, the state capital. Gourbanga university is considered as one of the reputed universities in india. It consists of two municipalities english bazar municipality and old malda municipality, under english bazar metropolita. Service provider of history of malda at a glance package. Paying a thankful handshake to the driver for an exhaustive itinerary the whole day, it was time for a snifter, to part off with the fatigue, and dive deep into the ocean of dreams, turning back the pages of the celebrated history of malda and its twin citadels of gour and pandua.
World heritage encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. Total 8 passenger trains stop at gour malda railway station. Revel in the magnificence of god at the famous mosques of gour eunuchs mosque, tantipar mosque and kadam rasut mosque. Websters timeline history, 1526 2007 icon group international on. Gour mahavidyalaya, malda courses, fee, cut off, ranking. Gour was the ancient capital of bengal and had experienced the rule of three dynasties the buddhist pals, the hindu sens and the muslim nawabs. Malda also houses a great conglomeration of ancient mosques which reminds of the mohammedan rulers who reigned here for centuries. Gour, malda gour relics history, timings, photos holidify.
Dakhil darwaza malda dakhil darwaza timings, history. University of gour banga wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. The most punctual train from gour malda to malda town is azimganj malda town passenger unreserved 53027 which reaches malda town with an average delay of just 0 minute. It is the vision of our college to encourage young women to aspire towards their own fulfilment and empowerment. Firoz minar malda firoz minar timings, history, images. The area saw three eras of glory the buddhist palas, the hindu senas and the muslim sultan. The university of gour banga, malda, invites applications from indian nationals for the following nonteaching post. Gour malda to dhulian ganga train seat availability, fare. Because of its location it is an important junction and entry point to siliguri from the southern part of west bengal. The ancient city of gaur is said to be in existence since an untraceable period.1217 437 439 1391 1037 93 490 479 926 277 308 156 845 1563 1148 1084 219 765 1487 1244 1077 409 1033 98 1448 221 579 170 326 364 1455 248 464 1403 364 64 714 1156 740