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Bolpur () is a municipality in Birbhum District in the state of West Bengal, India. It is 145&nbsp;km north of Kolkata and is best known for the proximity to Visva Bharati, the university set up by Rabindranath Tagore the Nobel laureate poet. Given its proximity to Santiniketan and Sriniketan it is one of the seats of Culture and education in West Bengal.


Bolpur becomes very hot in the summer months (above 40 degrees Celsius in April to July).

Bolpur-Sriniketan block consists of the following gram panchayats: Bahiri&ndash;Panchshowa, Raipur&ndash;Supur, Sarpalehana&ndash;Albandha, Singhee, Kankalitala, Ruppur, Kasba, Sattor, and Sian Muluk.

Origin Of the Name

The name "bolpur" comes form the word "boli-pur". In bengali "boli" means "slaughter" and "pur means "city".


India census, Bolpur had a population of 65,659. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bolpur has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 66%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.Bolpur is 2&nbsp;km away from Shantiniketan.

Civic administration

There is a Bolpur municipality. It is divided into 19 wards. Until 2010, the Indian National Congress was in power in...
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