Faridpur


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Faridpur

(fərēd`poŏr), town (1991 pop. 74,000), S Bangladesh. It is a district administrative center, a railway terminus, and a market town for jute and rice. It has a thermal power station and jute mills. There are five colleges affiliated with Dhaka Univ. The town is named for Farid Shah, a Muslim saint whose shrine is there.
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Daily Somoyer Alo news editor Kamalesh Roy's father Kalipada Roy on Saturday died of old age complications in Faridpur, reports BSS.
Contract Award for: Construction of 25.00 Km up-gradation line under Faridpur PBS
The prosecution had brought eight charges against the expelled Jamt-e-Islami leader for crimes he committed in Faridpur during the war.
Contract Award for: Construction of 24.997 Km 11 kv up-gradation line under Faridpur PBS
News Desk: At least three people were killed in separate road crashes in capital city and Faridpur on Saturday.
Contract Award for: Construction of 24.637 Km up-gradation line under Faridpur PBS
Four final round matches of the Inter-district Women's Kabaddi competition were decided on the opening day (Friday) at Faridpur district, reports BSS.
Contract Award for: Painting,Civil and Sanitary work at the 2nd floor of the old building and the new building of Faridpur Medical College Hospital.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Gopalganj Mohammad Mokhlesur Rahman Sarker, Superintendent of Police (SP) Mohammad Saidur Rahman Khan, Vice-President of Central Krishak League Arifur Rahman Khokhan, Faridpur District Council Chairman Md Loqman Hossain Mridha and General Secretary of Gopalganj district AL Mahbub Ali Khan were present on the occasion, among others.
Contract Award for: Installation of grill fence around the flower garden in front of the Faridpur DC office Record Room.
The minister said this while exchanging views with members of the Christian community at Faridpur Baptist Church on the occasion of Christmas day, the biggest religious festival of the Christian community, yesterday.
Contract Award for: Construction of 24.938 Km new overhead line under Faridpur PBS