Another green 500 boards of specifications outlined by Traffic Department will be installed within one week. 2) Anchal Officers supervise duties of CVs in their Anchals. [citation needed] The origin of this name dates back to the 6th century BCE and is ascribed to Vardhaman Swami or Mahavira (599-527 BCE), the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism, who spent some time in Astikagrama, according to the Jain scripture of Kalpasutra. The history of Burdwan is known from about 5000 BC (the Mesolithic or Late Stone Age). Bardhaman also has a number of Bengali Christians, and although they are a minority, there are many churches in the city. Enhance public confidence and reassurance by patrolling the road. Effective literacy rate for the 7+ population was 88.62%.[3]. The  Purba Bardhaman District Traffic Police is committed to reduce the number of traffic related deaths, injuries and crimes on roads. 422 boards of “Safe Drive Save Life” campaign have been installed on various roads of the district initially. He is best known for having exploded a few bombs, along with Bhagat Singh, in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on 8 April 1929. For any complaint regarding Fire Crackers, plz call: → Statement of M.V Cases PSs & all Traffic unit of Burdwan District year of 2011 to 2016 up to June, → Lane Violation Prosecution has been submitted against the errant Drivers for the year 2016 (up to June), Deny criminals use of the roads by enforcing the law. Sadarghat Road also connects Bardhaman with Bankura (indirectly) and Hooghly (directly) district. We find, among others, the great rebel poet Kazi Nazrul Islam and Kala-azar-famed U. N. Brahmachari as the relatively recent illustrious sons of this soil. The chief rivers are the Damodar and the Banka.[8]. Other than municipality areas, each subdivision contains community development blocks which, in turn, are divided into rural areas and census towns. Batukeshwar Dutt an Indian revolutionary and independence fighter in the early 1900s was born on 18 November 1910 in a village Oari in Burdwan district. The city of Bardhaman was visited by notables of the Delhi Sultanate from Raja Todarmal to Daud Karnani, from Sher Afghan and Kutub-ud-din to Ajimuswan to the future Mughal emperor Shah Jahan while he was still a rebel. During the period of Jahangir this place was named Badh-e-dewan (district capital). Welcome To The Bardhaman Police of West Bengal State: Important Numbers For This District Police Is As Follows-S.P. The city owes its historical importance to being the headquarters of the Maharajas of Burdwan, the premier noblemen of lower Bengal, whose rent-roll was upwards of 300,000. This, coupled with the initiative of the then Chief Minister of West Bengal, Bidhan Chandra Roy, facilitated the establishment of this university. [9][10], In the 2011 census, Bardhaman Urban Agglomeration had a population of 347,016, out of which 177,055 were males and 169,961 were females. It was after the abolition of the Zamindari system in the fifties that Uday Chand Mahtab, the last representative of the Burdwan Raj, left almost his entire property in Burdwan to the state government. Burdwan has a multi-cultural heritage. Bardhaman (/ ˈ b ɑːr d ə ˌ m ə n /, Bengali: [ˈbɔrˌdʱoman]) is a city and a municipality in the state of West Bengal, India.It is the headquarters of Purba Bardhaman district, having become a district capital during the period of British rule. Maharaja Bijaychand Mahtab (born 1881), who succeeded his adoptive father in 1888, earned great distinction by the courage with which he risked his life to save that of Sir Andrew Fraser, the lieutenant-governor of Bengal, on the occasion of the attempt to assassinate him made by freedom fighters of Bengal on 7 November 1908.[6]. Burdwan, an alternative name for the city, has remained in use since that period. The main objective of the traffic unit is to ensure the smooth flow of traffic like "Save Drive Save Life". It is the headquarters of Purba Bardhaman district, having become a district capital during the period of British rule. Cycle rickshaws and E-Rickshaws (Toto) are available for travel within the city. Copyright © Purba Bardhaman District Police 2019. Our overall aim is to improve driving standards and make roads safer. All Rights Reserved. Bardhaman (/ˈbɔːrdəˌmɑːn/, Bengali: [ˈbɔrˌdʱ]) is a city and a municipality in the state of West Bengal, India.