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Country  India
District  Howrah
ISO 3166 code  IN-WB
Elevation  6 m
Local time  Tuesday 4:06 PM
State  West Bengal
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration  WB
Population  10,996 (2011)
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Weather  31°C, Wind N at 10 km/h, 27% Humidity

Bagnan is a census town in Bagnan I CD Block in Howrah district in the state of West Bengal, in eastern India. It has one of the busiest railway stations in South Eastern Railway Zone within West Bengal.


Map of Bagnan, West Bengal 711303


Bagnan is located at 22.47°N 87.97°E / 22.47; 87.97. It has an average elevation of 6 metres (19 feet). It is situated between two rivers, the Damodar and the Rupnarayan.


As per 2011 Census of India Bagnan had a total population of 10,996 of which 5,536 (50%) were males and 5,460 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 1,226. The total number of literates in Bagnan was 8,388 (85.85% of the population over 6 years).

As of 2001 India census, Bagnan had a population of 8,779. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bagnan has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

High Schools

  • Bagnan High School; established in 1854
  • Bagnan Adarsha Balika Vidyalaya; girls school, established in 1964
  • Mugkalyan High School; in Mugkalyan, established 1866.
  • Benapur Chandanapara High School
  • Bantul Mahakali High School; established at 1916.
  • Chandravag Srikrishna Girl's High School
  • Bagnan Girls High School
  • Tenpur Nabasan Anantaram High School
  • Nabasan High School
  • Gupimohan High School
  • D.M.B. High School
  • Baidyanathpur High School
  • Bangalpur U.C. High School ( H.S.); established at 1933.
  • Shalukpara Madrash Ashraful Uloom; private Madrasha
  • Shalukpara Upper Primary School
  • Pre-Primary/KG School

  • Bagnan Primary School (Govt), O.T road, near Telephone exchange
  • Khalore Kali bari Primary School(Govt), Beside Khalore Maa Kali temple.
  • St. Thomas school(Pvt), near registry office, bagnan
  • Notobor memorial academy(Pvt), Chandrapur
  • Children's academy(Pvt), near Block Agri office
  • Swami Vivekananda School(Pvt), Khalore
  • Path Bhawan(Pvt), near Khalore Maa Kali Temple.
  • Little Millennium Pre primary(Pvt) - Near Bagnan-II BD Office, Kolapara Kamarshal.
  • Chandanapara Children's Academy(Pvt)
  • Many more...
  • Bagnan College

  • Bagnan College is affiliated to University of Calcutta. The college was founded in July 1958 with only arts faculty. In 1966 the faculty of commerce and in 1974 the faculty of science faculty was added. The college is accredited by the NAAC with B-grade since 2005.
  • The Railway Station

    One of the key features of Bagnan is its railway station. It is by far the busiest railway station in South Eastern Railway Zone within West Bengal due to its connectivity to other major places Station code : BZN No. of Platforms : 5 (North to south)

    Bus Routes With Number

  • JM5 Esplanade – Bagnan - Shyampur
  • 68 Bagnan – Kamalpur
  • 76 Bagnan – Amta
  • 78 Bagnan – Joypur
  • L7 Howrah Station - Bagnan – Gadiara
  • Bus Routes Without Number

  • Bagnan — Gadiara
  • Bagnan — Ruby Hospital
  • Bagnan — Salt Lake Technopolis
  • Gadiara — New Town
  • Bagnan – Sealdah
  • CTC Bus

  • E7 Esplanade – Bagnan
  • E7/1 Esplanade – Shyampur
  • E17 Barasat – Digha (via Esplanade)
  • E17/1 Barasat – Digha (via Bally Halt)
  • E19 Habra – Digha
  • E28 Esplanade – Bakshi
  • STA Routes

  • Barasat – Bagnan
  • Paikpara – Bagnan
  • Sports

    Most popular sports are footbal and cricket. Power ball, a variety of football is also common.


    There are few cinema halls: Sujata,Chitrabani and Shibani. An annual Book Fair used to happen in January near Bagnan Railway Station.

    Bagnan Town club

    Beside Khalore GopiMohan shikshyaaotan.

    Khalore Yuba Sangha

    Beside Khalore GopiMohan shikshyaaotan. Pattron in chief : respected Arunava Sen(Popularly Raja Da), MLA, Bagnan Assembly Conctituency.

    Ramchandrapur Sabuj Sangha

    One of the pioneers of charity in Bagnan. At Ramchandrapur, Khalore Bagnan. Founder : Late Nityananda Banerjee, Educationist, Social worker and senior advocate, High Court at Calcutta.

    Bantul club

    Bantul club is a social club located at the east end of the village Bantul. It was established in 1893.

    Hotel & Hall

  • 16 Parbon Restaurants & Conf. Hall, Bantul, Bagnan
  • Hotel Gour Bar & Restaurant
  • many more...
  • References

    Bagnan Wikipedia

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