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Divisions: Barisal | Chittagong | Dhaka | Khulna | Rajshahi | Rangpur | Sylhet
Districts in Rangpur: Dinajpur | Gaibandha | Kurigram | Lalmonirhat | Nilphamari | Panchagarh | Rangpur | Thakurgaon

Lalmonirhat District Information

Area1241.46 square kilometers.
Bounded by
Kuchbihar and Jalpaiguri districts of West Bengal (India) on the north, Rangpur district on the south, Kurigram district and Kuchbihar district of West Bengal on the east, Nilphamari and Rangpur districts on the west.
Profile
Lalmonirhat district was established in 1984. It consists of 5 upazilas, 2 municipalities, 18 wards, 85 mahallas, 41 union parishads, 425 mouzas, 484 villages and 33 enclaves.
Upazilla/ Thana
Amtali Upazila, Hatibandha Upazila, Kaliganj Upazila, Lalmonirhat Sadar Upazila, Patgram Upazila

Post Codes for Lalmonirhat District

Elected MP(s) in 2008 Election
Area# Area NameElected MPFrom
16Lalmonirhat-1Md. Motahar HosssainBangladesh Awami League
17Lalmonirhat-2Md. Mojebor RahmanJatiya Party
18Lalmonirhat-3Golam Mohammad KaderJatiya Party
Parliament Election Winner (Party-wise): 2001,1996,1991
Seat#Area Name200119961991
16Lalmonirhat-1BAL (44.82)JP (42.14)JP (33.50)
17Lalmonirhat-2JP (34.53)JP (42.19)JP (46.30)
18Lalmonirhat-3BNP (44.89)JP (35.90)JP (36.74)
BAL: Bangladesh Awami League
BNP: Bangladesh Nationalist Party
JI: Jamat E Islami
JP: Jatiya Party
History
During the war of liberation the headquarters of Sector 6 was located at Burimari of Lalmonirhat district. Lalmonirhat was liberated on 6 December 1971.
Places to see
Subadar Monsur Khan Mosque (known as Nidaria Mosque), Sindhumati dighi, Hussain Sarabor (dry pond), Harano (lost) Mosque (8th century AH), Dharla Bridge at Mughalhat, Tusharbandhar Zamindar Bari, Ijaradar Mosque, Kakina Rajbari, Kabi Bari (house and collections of poet Sheikh Fazlul Karim), the tomb of Hazrat Shah Sufi Muhammad Fazlur Rahman (known as Blind Hafez).
Newspapers
Weekly Lalmonirhat Barta, Weekly Janajani; irregular: Lalmonirhat Sahitya Patrika; extinct: Weekly Rangapur Dikprakash (1948, Kaliganj), Monthly Bashana, Chaloman, Daruchini, Chharpatra, Idaning, Aurenna Radan, Bashana (1908, Kaliganj) and Akata.
Rivers almost silted.

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