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(bûr`əmpôr), city (1991 pop. 126,400), West Bengal state, E central India. It is a road and rail hub; jute and rice are traded. Its industries include silk weaving, ivory carving, rice and oil-seed milling, and precious-metal working. It was the scene of the first major confrontation of the Indian MutinyIndian Mutiny,
1857–58, revolt that began with Indian soldiers in the Bengal army of the British East India Company but developed into a widespread uprising against British rule in India. It is also known as the Sepoy Rebellion, sepoys being the native soldiers.
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Attacking Banerjee, the Congress MP from Baharampur said, "Attacks on political opponents have been common in this great state, the goons under political patronage have been terrorising ordinary people irrespective of caste, creed, religion and/or noble professionalist."
The Trinamool has never won any of the three Lok Sabha seats in Murshidabad -- Baharampur, Murshidabad and Jangipur.
The projects inaugurated included supply of 500 MW additional power from India to Bangladesh, through the existing Bheramara (Bangladesh) - Baharampur (India) interconnection; Akhaura-Agartala rail link; and rehabilitation of the Kulaura-Shahbazpur section of Bangladesh Railways.
Eight injured passengers were admitted at the Baharampur Medical College and Hospital.
Sriniketan in Birbhum district recorded 44.2 degree centigrade temperatures, with Bankura recorded a high of 43.1, Asansol 42.8, Baharampur 42.2, Purulia 42, and Burdwan 41.
On the India side, 400 kV switching station has been set up at Baharampur in West Bengal by loop-in-loop out of the existing 400 kV Farakka-Jeerat S/C line.
The power will flow through a 500-mw line between Baharampur in West Bengal 's Murshidabad district and Bhermara in Ishurdi-Khulna area of western Bangladesh.
Mohanta was, however, was leading in his home constituency Baharampur over his Congress rival Suren Bora.
The Indian part of the infrastructure will also include a 400 KV switching station at Baharampur, loop-in and loop-out of Farakka-Jeerat 400 KV single circuit line at the same place, and a 400 KV double circuit line from Baharampur of India running up to Bheramara in Bangladesh.
Things begin to change with the arrival of pal Yasin (Amitav Bhattacharya), who hails from the sticks near Dilip's native Baharampur. Just as Yasin is settling in as Dilip's roommate and coworker, pretty Rekha (Bollywood thesp Sameera Reddy)--tellingly named after the stunning Bollywood superstar--moves in next door.
Mitra's stay in Midnapore Jail is tolerable after a fashion but after four months, she is transferred to Baharampur Jail where she is locked up in a dark and cold cell in the part of the jail housing 'insane' prisoners.
Sitting MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury of Congress is leading by over 8,000 votes in Baharampur seat against TMC's Apurba Sarkar.