Welcome to Memari, a small town in the Purba Bardhaman district of the Indian state of West Bengal. Memari may be lesser-known, but it has its own unique charm and attractions that are not to be missed. From its rural landscapes to its educational institutions, Memari has something for everyone. Let’s take a closer look.
Firstly, Memari’s location at 23.2°N 88.12°E / 23.2; 88.12 gives it an average elevation of 25 meters (82 feet) and a peaceful rural atmosphere. In fact, 95.54% of the population of Bardhaman Sadar South subdivision live in the rural areas, making Memari a great destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Despite its rural environment, Memari is still equipped with necessary amenities. The town has its own police station, which has jurisdiction over Memari municipal area, and Memari I and Memari II CD blocks. The area covered by the station is 429.36 km2.
Memari’s population is small but growing. As of the 2011 Census of India, the town had a total population of 41,451, with a fairly equal proportion of males and females. Education in Memari is also thriving, with thirteen primary schools, six higher secondary schools, and the establishment of Memari College in 1981. Memari Vidyasagar memorial Institution (unit-1) & (unit-2) are the higher secondary schools, established in 1892. Memari Rasiklal Smriti Balika Vidyalaya school for girls, Memari al-amin Mission, Memari High Madrassa, Memari Jamiya Islamiya are the three major high schools.
Transportation is also convenient in Memari. The town has its own railway station on the Howrah-Bardhaman main line, which is 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Howrah Station. Additionally, SH 13/GT Road and SH 15 passes through Memari, making it easy to access by car. Buses bound for Asansol, Bardhaman, Chuchura, Durgapur, Krishnanagar, Katwa, Nabadwip, Tarakeswar, and Salar are also available for those looking to travel by bus.
In conclusion, Memari may not be the most well-known Indian destination, but it certainly has its own unique charm and attractions. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful rural atmosphere or a thriving educational environment, Memari has something to offer. So why not add Memari to your travel list and experience all that this hidden gem has to offer?
District map showing blocks
Map of Bardhaman district