Bogra

What is Bogra known for?


short story

), or you are getting started on writing that article. Include source citations, please. -- * Muhammad Ali Bogra (1909-1963), Notable Diplomat, former Prime Minister of Pakistan (from 1953–1955) * Khademul Bashar (1935–1976), Bir Uttam, Sector Commander of Liberation War & former Chief of Bangladesh Air Force. * Syed Mashkurul Alam Choudhury, descendant of Shibganj zamindar * Akhteruzzaman Elias (1943–1997), Novelist and short story writer * Gaziul Haque (1929–2009


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good level of service. '''Red chillies''' is 200m south of Shatmatta, good food, higher grade restaurant (250-500 BDT per meal) as well as a guest house (1500BDT night). Drink Sleep * Commons:Category:Bogra


Place

of independence in 1971. Bogra town also has an importance in terms of transport in northern Bangladesh, as it's situated at the centre. Very close to the town there is a place called Mahasthangarh which was the earliest capital city of Bangladesh, formerly known as Pundravardhana. This place is considered to be sacred by Buddhists and Hindus alike, and is visited by tourists from all over Bangladesh throughout the year. Former Diplomat and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Bogra

: ''Mahasthan – the earliest city-site of Bangladesh'', published by the Department of Archaeology, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2003 Majumdar, Dr. R.C., ''History of Ancient Bengal'', First published 1971, Reprint 2005, p. 10, Tulshi Prakashani, Kolkata, ISBN 81-89118-01-3. This place is considered to be sacred by Buddhists, Muslims and Hindus alike.

G_0147.HTM title Goku Medh publisher Banglapedia accessdate 4 January 2010 "Behular Bashor Ghar" which is very near to Mahasthangar is a popular place for the tourists. Tourists from all over Bangladesh visit this place throughout the year. Nawab Palace (called Neelkuthi during the British period) and Jaina Temple are two eminent archaeological sights located in Bogra. 4 star hotel (Star (classification)#Hotel ratings), Hotel Naz Garden, is situated


appearance

Buddhist Pala Empire ruled the region for four hundred years, and expanded across much of the Indian subcontinent into Afghanistan during the reigns of Dharmapala (Dharmapala of Bengal) and Devapala. The Pala dynasty was followed by the reign of the Hindu Saiva Sena dynasty. Islam made its first appearance in Bengal during the 12th century when Sufi missionaries arrived. Later, occasional Muslim raiders reinforced the process of conversion by building

their diminished dominion lasted until the late 13th century. publisher Asiatic Society of Bangladesh After a period of anarchy, the Buddhist (Buddhism) Pala dynasty (Pala Empire) ruled the region for four hundred years, followed by a shorter reign of the Hindu Sena dynasty. Islam made its first appearance in Bengal during the 12th century when Sufi missionaries arrived. Later, occasional Muslim raiders reinforced the process of conversion by building mosques

their diminished dominion lasted until the late 13th century. Late Middle Ages - arrival of Islam Islam made its first appearance in Bengal during the 12th century when Sufi missionaries arrived. Beginning in 1202, a military commander from the Delhi Sultanate, Bakhtiar Khilji (Muhammad Khilji), overran Bihar and Bengal as far east as Rangpur (Rangpur, Bangladesh), Bogra and the Brahmaputra River. The defeated Laksman Sen and his two sons moved to a place


main local

-Do, The Daily Aaj-O-Agamikal, The Daily Uttarkon, The Daily Uttarbarta, The Daily Mahasthan-Gar are among the main local newspapers. Education Bogra contains numerous educational institutes. Bogra Zilla School is the most famous among them. Established in 1853, Bogra Zila School is situated at the centre of town. Bogra Cantonment Public School & College


social+business

December 2009, Bogra.info Grameen Group and Groupe Danone, a French company, entered into a joint venture named Grameen Danone and set up a yogurt project in Bogra in 2008. Bogra is also home to the Western Wing of Bangladesh Highway Police.


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educational

-Do, The Daily Aaj-O-Agamikal, The Daily Uttarkon, The Daily Uttarbarta, The Daily Mahasthan-Gar are among the main local newspapers. Education Bogra contains numerous educational institutes. Bogra Zilla School is the most famous among them. Established in 1853, Bogra Zila School is situated at the centre of town. Bogra Cantonment Public School & College

, claimed to be one of the leading educational institutions in Bogra, is located in Majhira Cantonment. Bogra also houses the Government Girls' High School (famous as Victoria Memorial or VM School). Bogra also houses a large English medium school & college in the North Bengal region named Millennium Scholastic School & College, which was established in 1998. There are many other schools such as B.I.A.M. Model School and College, Yakubia Girls High School, S.O.S., Y.M.C.A

., Coronation Institution & College, Pouro Bangla School, Pre-Cadet School, and Bhandari Girls' School. Other special schools are the Seventh-Day Adventist-Missionary Church and Seminary of Bangladesh, the Adventist International Mission School (A.I.M.S.), a privately organized educational organization by the Turkish, the International Turkish Hope School (Bogra Branch) are among the best English Medium Schools in the town which offer education in English medium leading to IGCSE GCE Ordinary


significant development

since 1911. Now paved roads exist in the town, for example, and the population exceeds 300 thousand. The picture and infobox at the top of this article Economy , chili pepper


hosting

becoming a municipality (first ever Mayor of the municipality is Adv. Mahabubar Rahman), it consists of 21 wards. Among many notable activities, it has been hosting cricket test matches (Test cricket) in Shaheed Chandu Stadium. Bogra is also the battle of honour of a number of crucial operations fought by the guerillas under BDF (Bangladesh Forces) Sector 7 of and Bengal Regiment's of the newly formed Bangladesh Army with Pakistani army here during the Bangladesh war

closed. Its pitch and ground is very suitable to play. It became a Test cricket venue on 8 March 2006, when it hosted a Test match between Sri Lanka (Sri Lankan cricket team) and Bangladesh (Bangladeshi cricket team). It has a capacity of 34,000. The last International match played here was between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe cricket team) in 2006, it has been hosting domestic matches ever since. birth_place Dinga, Gujrat District, Punjab (Pakistan) Punjab

Bogra

'''Bogra''' ( , and after becoming a municipality (first ever Mayor of the municipality is Adv. Mahabubar Rahman), it consists of 21 wards. Among many notable activities, it has been hosting cricket test matches (Test cricket) in Shaheed Chandu Stadium. Bogra is also the battle of honour of a number of crucial operations fought by the guerillas under BDF (Bangladesh Forces) Sector 7 of and Bengal Regiment's of the newly formed Bangladesh Army with Pakistani army here during the Bangladesh war of independence in 1971.

Bogra town also has an importance in terms of transport in northern Bangladesh, as it's situated at the centre. Very close to the town there is a place called Mahasthangarh which was the earliest capital city of Bangladesh, formerly known as Pundravardhana. This place is considered to be sacred by Buddhists and Hindus alike, and is visited by tourists from all over Bangladesh throughout the year.

Former Diplomat and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Bogra was born in Bogra.

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