This article has been extracted from
THE IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA , 1908.
OXFORD, AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.
Note: National, provincial and district boundaries have changed considerably since 1908. Typically, old states, ‘divisions’ and districts have been broken into smaller units, and many tahsils upgraded to districts. Some units have since been renamed. Therefore, this article is being posted mainly for its historical value.
Market in the Munshiganj subdivision of Dacca District, Eastern Bengal and Assam, situated in 23° 25 N. and 90° 19' E., on the north bank of the Padma, and, after Goalundo, the principal steamer station on that river. Population (1901), 464. The Jhulanjatra fair, held here in July or August, is attended by about 800 persons daily.