Bangladesh Journals

NATORE IS FAMOUS FOR CHALON BIL AND PALACES

A September 2003 trip to Bangladesh by gazi shahid

Quote: Natore is a district in Rajshahi division. It is about 230km from Dhaka. It is an old seat of the Maharajas with a beautiful palace. Chalon Bil is a great natural wetland. In monsoon season, it looks like a sea.

NATORE IS FAMOUS FOR CHALON BIL AND PALACES

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The fact is that Natore is not famous for any real character. It is most famous for the imaginary character Bonolota Sen. This character is created by Jibananda Das, who is called the poet of nature and poet of silence. When the common people hear the name of Natore they utter Kanchagolla of Natore. Kanchagolla is a kind of sweatmeat. Then came the Cholon Bil and two famous estates and palaces. A stranger in Natore is very eager to visit the following places: RANI BHOBANIR RAJBARI: That means the palace of queen Bhobani. Rani Bhobani was a great social worker. She was the pioneer to spread education for the women of Bengal. It is a historical palace. Its design is charming. It ...Read More