MD MONIR HOSSAIN

IN THE NAME OF ALLAH, THE MOST MERCIFUL AND THE MOST GRACIOUS,

BISMILLAHIR RAHMANIR RAHIM. THANK'S ALLAH,WHO GIVE ME CHANGE TO DO THIS WORK PROFERLY.

WELCOME TO EVERY BODY.

Monir Hossain , MBA in IIUC-DC, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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About my home dristict Lakshmipur:-

 

History

Administration Lakshmipur thana was established under Noakhali district in 1860. Lakshmipur was transformed into subdivision in 1979 and was elevated to a district in 1984. It consists of 5 upazilas, 4 municipalities, 30 wards, 55 mahallas, 58 union parishads, 445 mouzas and 514 villages. The upazilas are lakshmipur sadar, raipur, ramganj, ramgati and kamal nagar.

Historical events Lakshmipur district area had been a part of the kingdom of Bhulua at the beginning of the thirteenth century. Lakshmipur is said to have been a military outpost during the Mughal and Company period.Still there is a road named Suja Badsher Rasta. When Shah Suja was defeated by his brother Awrangjeb, he escaped from the area constructing a road for his immortality and according to the history the name of the villages in the northern side of Lakshmipur like Khilbaisa, Matlabpur etc. were given by Suja or on his comments. From the sixteenth to the nineteenth century this area used to produce huge quantity of salt and exported them outside.

It was on the issue of salt production that the Salt Movement occurred in this area. The inhabitants of this district had important role in the indigo resistance movement, Sannyasi uprising, swadeshi movement and Debt Arbitration Movement. During the Swadeshi Movement Mahatma Gandhi travelled through the district and often stayed at Kafilatali Akhra and at Sreerampur Rajbari in Ramganj. The rebel poet Kazi Nazrul Islam visited Lakshmipur town in June 1926. On this occasion a silver plate and a silver cup were presented to the poet on behalf of

 

                             Lakshmipur 

 

Country  Bangladesh

Division Chittagong Division

Area  - Total 1,534.07 km2 (592.3 sq mi)

Population (1991)  - Total 1,555,000  

Density 1,013.6/km2 (2,625.3/sq mi)

Literacy rate  - Total 26.3% Time zone BST (UTC+6)  - Summer (DST) BDST (UTC+7)

 

The upazilas under this district are:

  1. Lakshmipur/Laxmipur Sadar Upazila
  2. Raipur Upazila
  3. Ramganj Upazila
  4. Ramgati Upazila
  5. Komol Nagar Upazila

 

 

 

 

                              Religion

Religion in Lakshmipur District

Religion

   

      Percent

 

Islam

  

95.31%

Hinduism

  

4.66%

Christianity

  

0.02%

Buddhism

  

0.01%

 

                        Ramgonj Upozilla

 

Ramganj (Bengali: রামগঞ্জ) is an Upazila of Lakshmipur District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

 

Geography

Ramganj is located at 23.1056°N 90.8750°E. It household space is 43,995 units and its total area 169.31km².

Demographics

As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Ramganj has a population of 238,333. Males constitute 47.98% of the population, and females 52.02%. Of the total population, only 112,929 people are over the age of 18, meaning that more than 52.6% of the population is younger than 18. Ramganj has an average literacy rate of 45%, 12.6 percentage points above the national average of 32.4%.

Administrative

 

Ramganj has 9 Unions, 1 municipality, 152 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 126 villages.

 

Country  Bangladesh

Division Chittagong Division

 District Lakshmipur District

Area  - Total 169.31 km2 (65.4 sq mi)

Population (1991)  - Total 238,333  -

 Density 1,408/km2 (3,646.7/sq mi) Time zone BST (UTC+6)

Website Official Map of Ramganj

Religious institutions 

Mosque 240, temple 21, dargah 4, mazar 1, ashram 1, Hari sabha 8.

 

Literacy and educational institutions

Average literacy 45.3%; male 49.2%, female 41.4%, Educational institutions: college 4, high school 32, madrasa 23, maktab 240, primary school 145, kindergarten 5, community school 10, satellite school 10, computer training centre 4. Noted institutions: Ramganj Government College (1967), Nagmud Madrasa (1856), Bhadur High School, Panpara High School, Kethuri Senior Madrasa.

Newspapers and periodicals

Weekly Ramganj Barta (1991), Monthly Renaissance, Monthly Jagaran (2000)

Cultural organisations

Club 25, public library 17, associations 5, co operative society 113, women's co operative society 37, theatre group 1, auditorium 1, cinema hall 1.

Map

Main occupations 

Agriculture 23.06%, agricultural labourer 17.09%, commerce 17.06%, service 22.85%, transport 2.18%, wage labourer 3.31%, construction 1.36%. others 13.09%.

Others information :-

 

Land use

Cultivable land 16523 hectares, fallow land 408 hectares; single crop 55%, double crop 32.69% and triple crop land 12.31%.

Value of land

The market value of the first grade arable land is Tk. 14000 per 0.01 hectare.

Main crops

Paddy, wheat, potato, pulse.

Extinct and nearly extinct crops Sesame, mustard, kaun, linseed, jute.

Main fruits

Mango, jackfruit, banana, lemon, coconut, betel nut.

Dairies, fisheries and poultries

Dairy 48, poultry 51, fish nursery 15, hatchery 2.

Communication facilities

Roads: pucca 80 km, semi pucca 57 km and mud road 390 km, embankment road 16 km.

Traditional transport

palanquin (extinct), bullock cart (nearly extinct), country boat.

Manufactories

Rice mill 80, flour mill 1, ice mill 3, saw mill 10, bakery 2, printing press 3, battery factory 1, coir factory 1, brick field 4.