() is a neighbourhood in the Dum Dum
municipality area, in the North 24 Parganas district
in the state
of West Bengal
, India. It is located at the east of Calcutta (now called Kolkata
), beside the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
at Dum Dum
. It is considered to be a part of Greater Kolkata or KMA, for which KMDA
is the planning and development authority.
Birati's closeness to dumdum junction also enables residents to travel by the metro railways.
The pollution level in this place is still very low compared to Kolkata, but nowadays with a gradual spreading of so-called metro civilization it is also in the way of changes, but still green field, ponds and small muddy roads are there as well as new markets such as 'More', 'Spencers' and shopping complex such as 'Angana'. Now a bigbazar mall is at birati.
The most popular thesis for the emergence of the name 'Birati' is the military forces used to take a rest in this place during their movements and for that place was named as biroti
which means 'rest' in Bengali
. Over time the name changed to 'Birati'.
Geography and Locality
Birati is located at .
Birati is bounded by the Jessore Road in the East, Nimta in the west New Barrackpore in the North and Durganagar in the south.
Some of the places inside Birati are High School Road, Mandirpara, Gouripur, Siddeshwari Bazar / Siddeshwari Kali Mandir, Kalabagan, Mahajatinagar, Kalyan Co-operative, Tukitaki More, Ajodhya Nagar,... Read More