Mankundu

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Neighbourhood in Kolkata (Calcutta)
padkundu is located in West Bengal
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Location in West Bengal, India
padkundu is located in India
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padkundu (India)
Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°20′E / 22.84°N 88.34°E / 22.84; 88.34Coordinates: 22°50′N 88°20′E / 22.84°N 88.34°E / 22.84; 88.34
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictHooghly
RegionGreater Kolkata
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyChandernagore Municipal Corporation
Elevation
17 m (56 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
712139
Telephone code+91 33
Vehicle registrationWB
Lok Sabha constituencyHooghly
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChandannagar

Mankundu is a locality in Chandernagore Municipal Corporation of Hooghly district in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is a part of the area covered by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA).

Etymology[edit]

The name Mankundu comes from a prehistoric era when King Man Singh sent a few soldiers to defeat the then mog dacoits in 17th era.

Geography[edit]

Mankundu situated in Latitude: 22°84'N & Longitude: 88°34'E.

Transport[edit]

Mankundu is a station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line.[1] It is part of Kolkata Suburban Railway system.

Education[edit]

Sir J. C. Bose School of Engineering, an engineering college, was established at Mankundu in 2009.[2]

Mankundu B.Ed. College, was established at Mankundu in 2011.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "37815 Howrah Bardhaman Jn Local". Time Table. indiarailinfo. Retrieved 13 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Supreme Knowledge Group of Institutions". SKF. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Mankundu BEd College". MBC. Retrieved 4 July 2017.