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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This came after BJP MP from Maldaha Uttar in West Bengal, Khagen Murmu, started speaking and some parliamentarians stood up to leave in between.
"West Bengal has a total litchi production of 5,000 tonnes, Maldaha and adjoining Murshidabad district produce around 3,000 tonnes.
Congress' Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury won from Maldaha Dakshin Lok Sabha seat.
In a retaliatory move, SP has now fielded four candidates in the state Maldaha (north), Raiganj, Birbhum and Barasat.
These include Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur and Murshidabad.
In West Bengal, voting for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections is underway in Murshidabad along with Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur constituencies.
Five Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal -- Jangipur, Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin and Murshidabad -- will go to polls in the third phase of the general elections on April 23.
Jangipur is among the five seats (Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin and Murshidabad), that will go to polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 23.
The constituencies include Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, and Maldaha among others in West Bengal and Tripura East constituency in the state of Tripura.
The 10 candidates for West Bengal, other than Abhijit Mukherjee, include Priya Roy Chowdhury from Coochbehar, Mohan Lal Basumata from Alipurduars, Mani Kumar Sarnal from Jalpaiguri, Shankar Malakar from Darjeeling, Deepa Dashmunshi from Raiganj, Sadik Sarkar from Balurghat, Isha Khan Chowdhary from Maldaha Uttar, Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury from Maldaha Dakshin, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury from Baharampur and Abhu Neha from Murshidabad.
Elections will be held in Raiganj, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin, Jangipur, Murshidabad and Balurghat.