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Bhatpara(bətpä`rə), city (1991 pop. 315,314), West Bengal state, NE India, on the Hugli River. Once a center of Sanskrit learning, it is now part of the Hugliside industrial complex. Jute products, paper, and cotton goods are the chief manufactures.
a city in India, in West Bengal State, on the left bank of the Hooghly River (a branch of the Ganges); part of the Calcutta metropolitan area. Population, 157,800 (1968). Railroad station.
Bhatpara is a sizable industrial center in the Calcutta industrial zone, with jute, cotton-textile, and paper industries. There is a long-established center for the study of Sanskrit.