Bogra

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Bogra

(bŏg`rə), town (1991 pop. 120,170), N Bangladesh, on the Karatoya River, a tributary of the Jamuna. It is a road and rail junction and commercial center, with soap, match, and metalware industries. Bogra also has a nursery for sericultural development and six colleges affiliated with Rajshahi Univ.
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Aris took the lead through Bagura in the first half but AEL's pressure paid off when Nyang headed past Aris keeper Nurendinofski late on.
Apart from the well-known terracottas of Paharpur and a few other sites of the period on both sides of the Bangladesh-West Bengal border, the beauty and realism of the Mongolkot and Bamunpara (both in Bagura district) Gupta-period terracottas deserve mention in general books on Indian art, along with the upper part of a Vishnu torso in terracotta from Kichak in the same area, that may be post-Gupta.
Even after the discovery of Chandraketugarh in West Bengal, Mahasthan, situated 14 kilometres north of the present town of Bagura, remains the oldest urban settlement of undivided Bengal and has been identified with the ancient Pundranagar.