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Presidency: Bengal
Coordinates: 23.4°N, 88.5°E 23.4, 88.5
Altitude: 14 m (45ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Krishnagar
State/Province: West Bengal
Country: India
Transport links
Ranaghat-Krishnagar Light Railway worked by Eastern Bengal Railway

Krishnagar was the headquarters of Nadia district in the Presidency Division of Bengal during the British period.

It was a region where indigo was grown.

Spelling variants

Modern name: Krishnagar, Krishnanagar
Variants: Kishnaghur

Related articles

Indigo Plantation

External links

  • Krishnagar Town Imperial Gazetteer
  • "Among the Indigo-Planters" Chapter III, page 39 Thirty Years of Shikar by Sir Edward Braddon 1895 A Biography indicates that in 1850 or 1851 Edward Braddon managed a number of indigo factories near Krishnagar where he worked for about five years.