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About Baruipur

Baruipur in West Bengal is a fast developing town. The city and a municipality it is part of South-24 Parganas district in West Bengal. This city lies above ‘Tolly canal’, established at the Diamond Harbour crossing as well as the Lakshmikantapur between two different places such as Kolkata and Sunderbans. And this City of Baruipur is approximately 25 kms when you move from the station of Sealdah.

About Baruipur
Baruipur Junction

Earlier, the city was a sub-division which was mainly created during the British regime for the purpose of tax collection. There is a land which is out-skirted at the northern-side by the regions of Sonarpur, as well as to the south by Jainagar, and west by Bishnupur and lastly east by canning.

Baruipur Municipality
Office of the Councillors, Baruipur Municipality
Kulpi Rd, Baruipur
South 24 Parganas
Kolkata - 700144
Email-barui_07@yahoo.com
Website- www.baruipurmunicipality.org.in
Contact: 033-2433-8201
Fax- 033-2433-0980

Geography in Baruipur

Baruipur lies between the latitude of 22.35° towards the North and 88.44° towards the East with an average altitude of 9 meters (i.e, 29 feet). The nearest towns at this Baruipur are Rajpur which is just 6 kms) from the city, Narendrapur that is 10 kms, also there is Kamalgachhi which is found to be 12 kms, Panchpota is about 13 kms, also one more town called 'Kamdahari' that is about 13 kms from the town of Baruipur.

Demography in Baruipur

As per 2011 census of India, the Baruipur had a population of about 50453; amongst which, the population of Males were 51 percent, and the population of Females include 49 percent. While, 8 percent of the population was said to be under 6 years old. And the total literacy rate is found to be 84 percent; amongst which, the literacy rate of males were 52 percent, and female literacy rate was found to be 48 percent.

Arts and Crafts in Baruipur

Baruipur is known for its exemplery arts and craft works. Terracotta works is one of the local handicrafts. Amongst the small scale as well as the cottage industries, one can find the surgical instrument that seems to be the notable example. Another important industry is the cottage industry, where incensed stick is manufactured by a huge women folk.

Tourist Spots in Baruipur

Though Baruipur is not a place of tourism, you can still visit Indian Museum, Jagannath Temple, Victoria Memorial, and some other important destinations in near the city of Baruipur. However, one can also visit the very nearest attractions, when you visit this city of Baruipur, that should definitely make your trip memorable. One can find the ruins of the temple that belongs to 'Kalyan Mahadeb', also tourist can visit Vishnu temple at Kalyanpur. People can even visit the large temple of the very famous 'Dakshin Ray' established at the village of Dhabdhabi. There is even a museum called 'Baruipur museum' which is another famous place that is very worth visiting due to its huge collection of several antiquities that belong to the historic Gangaridees as well as some other historic articles that belongs to the ancient periods of the Sen, Pal, Gupta and Kushan dynasty. One more temple known as 'Lord Chaitanya' is also located very close to Puratan Bazar. Some more tourists attractions include the 'Temple of Goddess Mahalakhsmi' which is established too close to the Kachari Bazar. People will also have lots of things to visit such as the terracotta image of the ascetic 'Lord Buddha' that has been unearthed through one such excavation established at the 'Atghara' village. While memorial museum known as 'Kalidas dutta' at Ramnagar and Sunderban regional museum are situated at Baruipur. Likewise, you can give a visit to many different temples and sites in and around the city of Baruipur.

History of Baruipur

Baruipur has a great history about the human civilization, and each historic ancient pieces of this specific region starts from the archeological excavation at the outskirts of the Baruipur generally reveals about the major historic human settlement which belongs to the 1st century A.D. Also, there is the fact which has been re-instated by some of the renowned scholars. Among various settlements, terracotta is one of the settlements made through Mouryan period and are indeed popular features of the site called 'Atgarh'. But, even people can notice certain structural mound at Atghara which is spread over 13 to 14 acres of land.

Culture in Baruipur

The culture of Baruipur is related to lathi. As per the local legend, earlier there was a person called lathi who seriously participated in the lathi fight between the lathials ('Sabarna Choudhurys of Barisa' as well as the 'Roy Choudhurys of Baruipur') regarding the boundary dispute of their respective Zamindaris. While the Sardar of the lathials (Sabarna Roy Choudhury) was Bhriguram, and the lathials of Baruipur cut-off his head with his sharp sword and further won the fight. However, people of the city used to respect ‘Bhriguram’ a lot, where the lock of his hair lock got preserved. This great person was supposed to get the honour of lock, especially during the Gajan Mela at Baruipur.

Fairs and Festivals in Baruipur

The festivals like Chaudhuri Bari Durga Puja, Ganesh Puja, and some other festivals are most commonly celebrated in Baruipur. There is Gajan Utsav that is celebrated in the city of Baruipur. The festivals are usually held in various months of the year. There are also melas like the Rash Mela, celebrated between October and November; while Charak Mela is held during the months of March and April; yet in July, Rath Mela is organised, as well as one can witness Barumi Mela and a gathering of general public who sing glory of Sri Maha Prabhu at Dolmanch during certain period every year. Also, Dolmanch has been established for about 200 years old, while temples like Bishalakshmi Mandir as well as Jagadhatri Mandir are comparably too old structures.

Food in Baruipur

When you visit Baruipur, you can enjoy fast food, as well as different kinds of cuisines in the city or outside the city of Baruipur. One can find different types of cuisines in Baruipur, such as Chinese food, North and South Indian Food, as well as Bengali cuisines. Below are few of the restaurants and hotels which are located in Baruipur.

Fast Choice Fast Food

Address : Kalpukur,
Arup Bhadra Sarani,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Mobile : +91 916 335 4992

New Suruchi Snacks Bar

Address : Champati Marg,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal)

Annapurna Hotel
Address : Baruipur Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal)

Priya Stores
Address : Baruipur Station Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal)

Sivam Hotel
Address : Baruipur Station Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Mobile : +91 905 197 6123

Hotel Annapurna

Address : Shibani Pith Road,
Near Narendrapur,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Mobile : +91 933 109 1652

Halima Restaurant

Address : Sajahan Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Phone : 0336 513 7353,
Mobile : +91 980 437 7909

Gitanjali Restaurant

Address : Ground Floor,
Baruipur Station Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Phone : 0332 897 2801

Moonlight In

Address : Madarat Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Mobile : +91 983 014 8014

Ajanta Hotel & Restaurant

Address : Kachharipara Bazar Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144 (West Bengal),
Mobile : +91 983 027 2095

Shopping in Baruipur

There are many shops in and around the town of Baruipur like jewellery shops where women can buy their favorite jeweleries; garment shops to purchase fancy dresses, footwear shops to buy shoes, sandals, slippers, flip-flops, etc. Other than these, you can shop for home-decor items, and other house essentials, etc. Below listed are some of the shops located in Baruipur.

Jewellery Shops in Baruipur

Raju Plating & Jewellery Work
Address : Kulpi Road,
Near Baruipur High School,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 983 192 1388

Sabita Shopping Complex

Address : Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)

Garments Shops in Baruipur

Radheshyam Garments (Monte Carlo)
Address : Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 033 2433 9662

Apanjan Garments

Address : Kachari Bazar,
Baruipur Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : + 91 898 147 9874

Quality Garments

Address : Railgate, Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 983 117 5080

New Kingbadanti Readymade Garments

Address : Pachhar Bazar,
South-24 Parganas, Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 900 737 3826

Radheshyam Garments (Monte Carlo)

Address : Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 983 113 8109

Swatantri Boutique

Address : Baruirur Rail Gate,
Beside Monginis,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 2987
Mobile : +91 943 380 0239

Surendra Garments

Address : No-219, Kalyanpur Road,
Near Shiva Solar Enterprise,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone: 0332 433 7307

Footwear in Baruipur

Titas Footwear Bharati Shoe
Address : Kachari,
Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 983 104 7863

Bablu Shoe House

Address : Kachhari Bazar,
Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 983 049 0879

Janata Shoe

Address : Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 990 325 5569

Feet Well Shoe Houses

Address : Kachari Bazar, Baruipur, Kolkata | 9647323287
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 964 732 3287

Utilities Services in Baruipur

One can find several utilities and services like banks and post offices, as well as police stations for security purpose, electricity services, stationery shops, petrol pumps to assist tourists as well as local people, and other services are available in this city of Baruipur. However, below are among few such services that could help you when you visit Baruipur.

Banks in Baruipur

State Bank of India
Subuddhipur,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 8307

Bank of Maharashtra

Swagatam Complex,
First Floor, Aditya Kilpi Road,
Ukilpara Road, Natunpara,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 1800 102 2636

Canara Bank

SH 1, Madhya Kalyanpur
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 1800 425 0018

Bank of India

Rajanigandha Complex,
Grond Floor, Bhattacharji Para,
Kulpi Road,
Subuddhipur,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0180 022 0229

Indian Bank

31A, Opposite to SDO Office,
Kulpi Road, SH 1,
Khodar Bazar Uttarpara,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 1800 4250 0000

Bank of Baroda

Kulpi Road,
Subuddhipur,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 1800 22 3344

Axis Bank Ltd
Subho Complex,
Paddapukur, Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 033 2423 1703

UCO Bank

P.O Baruipur,
Dist : 24-Paraganas South,
Phone : 0332 433 8219

HDFC Bank

No-106, Nidhu Krishna Bhavan,
Ground Floor, Kulpi Road,
Padmapukur, South-24 Parganas,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0336 160 6161, 0332 423 0137
Mobile : +91 983 107 3333

Post Offices in Baruipur

Baruipur Post Office
Address : No. P-25,
Near State Bank ATM,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 3002, 0332 433 6472

Post Office
Address : Kulpi Road,
Near Rail Gate,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 8322

Post Office
Address : Kulpi Road,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 6305

Baruipur Post Office

Address : 156/1,
Near Canara Bank,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 8322

Petrol Pumps in Baruipur

Bina Auto Service Station (Indian Oil Petrol Pump)
Address : 24-Paraganas,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Phone : 0332 433 1613

Das and Company (Indian Oil Petrol Pump)

Address : 24-Paraganas North,
City : Baruipur,
Pin Code : 700144, (West Bengal)
Mobile : +91 983 104 1411

Transportation in Baruipur

Baruipur is said to be extremely well-connected via roadways and railways, as there are number of buses operated by CTC, CSTC, STA, and other private players, that are available 24/7 in the city of Baruipur. There are also some private vehicles like auto-rickshaws, which is found to be the main connectivity. While the nearest metro station of Baruipur is Kavi Nazrul, which is almost 14 kms from the city of Baruipur.

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