English Bazar

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English Bazar

(băzär`), town (1991 pop. 177,164), West Bengal state, E central India, on the Mahananda River. The British East India Company established (1676) factories for the production of silk and cotton fabrics, for which the town is still known. It is the administrative center for a district where jute is the chief crop, and mulberries and mangoes are grown.
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West Bengal has a total litchi production of 5,000 tonnes, Maldaha and adjoining Murshidabad district produce around 3,000 tonnes.
Elections will be held in Raiganj, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur, Murshidabad and Balurghat.
In a retaliatory move, SP has now fielded four candidates in the state Maldaha (north), Raiganj, Birbhum and Barasat.