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Radhanagore
রাধানগর
village
Location in West Bengal, India

Coordinates: 22°43′35″N 87°51′58″E / 22.726513°N 87.866035°E / 22.726513; 87.866035Coordinates: 22°43′35″N 87°51′58″E / 22.726513°N 87.866035°E / 22.726513; 87.866035{{#coordinates:22.726513|N|87.866035|E|type:city_region:|||| |primary |name=

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Country Template:Country data India
State West Bengal
District Hooghly
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Languages
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 712403

Radhanagore (also spelt Radhanagar) is a village under Khanakul block in Arambagh subdivision of Hooghly District of West Bengal, India. It is famous as the birthplace of Raja Rammohun Roy. Located near Khanakul, it is approachable from Tarakeswar or Arambag. Mundeswari river flows nearby.

The Raja’s ancestral home and ruins of the house he built at the Langulpara cremation ground are still there. A college has been established in his name in the village.

Kamarpukur, also in Hooghly District, birthplace of Sri Ramkrishna and Birsingha in Purba Medinipur, birthplace of Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar are near Radhanagore.

Geography

Gram panchayats

Khanakul-I Block has two gram panchayats named Rammohan-I and Rammohan-II covering both Radhanagar and Langulpara.[1]

Rammohan-I covers the following villages: Gaurangapur, Jagannathpur, Amarpur, Jakri, Sarda, Kalimba, Raghunathpur, Langulpara, Sahanpur, Chak Sonatikri, Dhamla, Paschim Radhanagar, and Senpur. Rammohan-II covers the following villages: Shrirampur, Kaiba, Atghara, Sekendarpur, Gobindapur, Khamargor, Maikhanda, and Helan.[1]

Demographics

Paschim Radhanagar had a population of 2,220 and Langulpara of 1,638. Purba Radhanagar with a population of 4,878 is part of Balipur panchayat.[1]

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