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Country  India
District  South 24 Parganas
University  Baruipur College
State  West Bengal

Baruipur Culture of Baruipur

Languages spoken  Bengali, English

Map of Baruipur

Baruipur is a suburb in the outskirts of Kolkata, West Bengal, India and is the important subdivision of the district South 24 Parganas. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority . The town is an important railway and roadways junction. It's an urban setup in the vicinity of the Kolkata.



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Baruipur is located at 22.35°N 88.44°E / 22.35; 88.44. It has an average elevation of 9 metres (29 feet).


The climate is tropical — like the rest of the Gangetic West Bengal. The hallmark is the Monsoon — from early June to mid September. The weather remains dry during the winter (mid November to mid February) and humid during summer.

Temperature :40 °C in May(Max) and 10 °C in January(Min)

Relative Humidity: Between 55% in March & 98% in July


As per 2011 Census of India Baruipur had a total population of 53,128, of which 26,718 (50%) were males and 26,410 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 3,763. The total number of literates in Baruipur was 45,434 (92.04 % of the population over 6 years).


Railway is the primary mode of transport of Baruipur. The entire area of Baruipur is served by the Baruipur Junction railway stations on the Sealdah South Section of the Kolkata Suburban Railway. Baruipur Junction is one of the busiest stations of Sealdah division. More than 75 pairs of local trains ply through Baruipur Junction on a daily basis.

  • Sealdah - Baruipur EMU Local
  • Sealdah - Diamond Harbour EMU Local
  • Sealdah - Lakshmikantapur EMU Local
  • Sealdah - Namkhana EMU Local
  • Roadway

    Baruipur is also well connected with Roadways. Buses like CTC, CSTC, Private(RTA) , STA available all the time in Baruipur. Nearest Kolkata Metro Station- Kavi Subhash (New Garia)-13km (20 minutes by train) , Sahid Khudiram (Briji- Bypass)-13 km (30 minutes by bus) & Kavi Nazrul (Garia Bazar)- 14km (30 minutes by bus/auto)

    WBSTC Bus Lines

  • ST12 Sapoorji Housing Estate – Baruipur
  • Esplanade /Nabanna – Joynagar
  • Howrah Station – Kaikhali
  • CSTC Bus Lines

  • S15G Dakshineswar – Baruipur
  • AC14 Salt Lake – Baruipur (AC Bus)
  • CTC Bus Lines

  • C26 Howrah Station – Baruipur
  • E26 Howrah Station – Baruipur
  • Private Bus Lines

  • 218 Baruipur – Babughat
  • 218/1 Baruipur – Santragachi
  • SD Series Lines

  • SD29 Amtala – Baruipur
  • SD33 Baruipur – Jharkhali
  • SD34 Canning – Gangasagar Island
  • SD39 Baruipur–Kishorimohon
  • SD63 Baruipur – Gadkhali
  • SD64 Baruipur – Chunakhali
  • SD68 Baruipur – Ghatakpukur
  • SD70 Tematha – Bisalakshmitala
  • Mini Bus Lines

  • M13 Baruipur - Canning
  • STA Bus Lines(Express)

  • Barasat – Baruipur
  • SBSTC Bus Lines

  • Baruipur – Digha (Non AC)
  • Baruipur – Digha (AC)
  • Express Bus Lines

  • Salboni – Baruipur
  • Chandrakona Town – Baruipur
  • Digha – Baruipur
  • Gadkhali – Digha
  • Itaberia – Baruipur
  • Sonachura–Baruipur
  • Auto Rickshaw

  • Baruipur - Garia (Kavi Nazrul Metro) via Narendrapur , Kamalgazi
  • Baruipur - Harinavi - Rajpur
  • Baruipur - Canning Town via Uttarbhag
  • Baruipur- Champahati via Fultala
  • Baruipur – Champahati via Madarat
  • Baruipur–Julpia
  • Baruipur–Amtala
  • Theme township project

    The state government has kicked off its 'theme-township' project by floating tenders for 'Uttam City' at Baruipur. Uttam City will be developed on an 86-acre plot. Its theme is wellness and health with focus on senior citizens.

    Civic administration

    There is a Baruipur municipality, which is divided into 17 wards. As of 2011, it is controlled by the Trinamool Congress.


    The Gajan Utsab of Baruipur is famous. According to local legend, there was once a severely contested lathi fight between the lathials of the Sabarna Choudhurys of Barisa and the Roy Choudhurys of Baruipur concerning the boundary dispute of their respective Zamindaris. The Sardar of the lathials of the Sabarna Roy Choudhury was Bhriguram. The lathials of Baruipur managed to cut off his head with a sword and won the fight. However, Bhriguram was so much respected in the area that a lock of his hair was preserved. Bhriguram is still publicly honoured by the exposition of lock during the gajan mela at Baruipur.


    The culture milieu in Baruipur reflects the usual culturel characteristics of similar small towns in Bengal . The educated middle-class community continues to perpetuate the Bengali cultural manifestations like drama, recitation, classical music, songs and dances, while young Turks take a rather revolutionary stand and let out their feeling in the form of minor little magazines and socially relevant functions like health check up camps etc.


    The town's schools are either run by the state government or by private organisations. Schools mainly use English or Bengali as the medium of instruction . The schools are affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) , the Central Board for Secondary Education(CBSE) , or the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. Under the 10+2+3 plan, after completing their secondary education, students typically enroll in a school with a higher secondary facility affiliated with West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education , Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) or the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) . Students usually choose from one of three streams — liberal arts , commerce , or science, though vocational streams are also available. Upon completing the required coursework, students may enrol in general or professional degree programmed.


  • Baruipur High School
  • Rashmani Balika Vidyalaya
  • Madarat Popular Academy
  • Sri Ramakrishna Ashrama Institute
  • Holy Cross School
  • Welkin National School
  • Colleges

  • Baruipur College
  • Baruipur Government Polytechnic
  • Gargi Memorial Institute of Technology (B.TECH)
  • Greater Kolkata Institute of Engineering and Management (B.TECH)
  • South Calcutta Polytechnic
  • Shopping

    Baruipur is one of the major shopping areas of South 24 Parganas.

    Places of interest

  • Maa Shibani Temple, Shibanipith
  • Catholic Diocese of Baruipur, Jogibottala
  • Baruipur Jomidar Roy Chowdhury Bari, Puratan Bazar
  • Newspapers and magazines

    Some small local newspapers and magazines are there. However the scenario is dominated by the media of Kolkata. Bengali language newspapers like Anandabazar Patrika, Bartaman , Sangbad Pratidin, Eisamay, The Telegraph are widely circulated regional newspapers. National English newspapers such as Hindustan Times and The Times of India are also available.


    Kolkata's radio stations are available here. Eleven local FM stations: AIR Kolkata (FM Rainbow & FM Gold), Radio Mirchi(98.3 MHz),Red FM(93.5 MHz), Aamar FM(106.2 MHz), Fever FM(104 MHz), Radio One(94.3 MHz), Oye FM(104.8 MHz),Big FM(92.7 MHz) are available.


    The state-owned television broadcaster Doordarshan provides two free terrestrial channels, while MSO, DTH operaters provide a mix of Bengali, Hindi, English and other regional channels via cable and DTH.


    The Sub Divisonal Hospital (Baruipur Sub Divisional Hospital) is the major healthcare facility in Baruipur . Baruipur also have several privately operated nursing homes.


    Baruipur Wikipedia

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