Payradanga () is a sub-urban area in Nadia District. It falls close to Ranaghat. Over the years it has burst out in population.
The entire history combines places like Payradanga, Anulia, Baidyapur & Haradham. Well planned roads connect all these places & the culture here. In 1606 A.C. Bhabananda Roy Majumder was the King of Nadia according to the Mughal Empire Jahangir's 14 Parganas. Later on Raja Rudra(1683–94) established the city Krishnagar. However the development in Nadia was led by Raja Krishnachandra(1728-82). He built religious places & small localities around different places in Nadia. That time he also built a locality at Haradham(Currently in Payradanga) & Anandadham. Particularly he took steps to develop Haradham in various ways. This was the beginning.There were many areas scattered in and around Payradanga while during the '50s some social workers like Khitish Chandra Guha, Rohonikanta Das, Bhabes Chandra Chakroborty & many more others took the initiative develop a well designed locality in Pritinagar. They built a co-operative to support the dream. After that they established the Pritinagar High School and started Bengali's greatest festival Durga Puja & more activities for the people.May be that time the place they try to build was vacant, but what they dreamed was true, because currently Payradanga is one of the famous names for many things in the District of... Read More