Historical Places

Deowan Bari Jamindaar Bari

The Deowan Bari Jamindaar Bari was built by Fonivuson Mojumdar. Fonivuson Mijumdar was the son of Landlord Radharomon and mother Kusum Kumari Devi who was the second wife of Radharomon. He was born in 1892. This landlord house is a small 2 storied building. but the main gate of the house is like a Mughal Castle - gate. After ban of the Real estate tenancy practices in 1952 the house was auctioned. The property was purchased by one Nosor Ghatial who hailed from Kurigram. Now there is a school and some business centers. It is located at Deowan Bari road in Rangpur near the town. [Ref.]

Itakumari Jamindar Bari

Itakumari Landlord house was established in the 19th century. Shibchondro elder son of landlord Rajarai was the founder of Itakhula Landlord house. Now most of the building are ruined . Now a well two large pond and elderly building witness of time. point to be noted that leaders of the public rebellion Devi singha and his assistant Harram sen one time on a time get the owner by forcing. Again Shibchanda and Devi Chowdhurani lead the public rebellion and free the people of Rangpur from Devi singha's torture. [Ref.]

Rangpur Carmichael College

Carmichael College, Rangpur is a part of heritage and history of Uttar Bongo (northern Bangladesh). It is indeed one of the oldest and best colleges in the country. No other college in the country can boast of so beautiful a campus as Carmichael College. It is situated on 900 bighas of land. So far, it is the biggest college in area wise in the country. There are a number of magnificent buildings in the college. These buildings are as old as the college itself. To enhance the opportunity of higher education in Rangpur region with the initiative of local Zamindars (landlords) including Gopal Lal Roy Bahadur, Mohimaranjan Roy, Babu Monidra Chandra Roy and the local people, this college was established at Lalbag, 4 km to the south from zero point of the town. The then first Governor of Bengal Lord Thomas David Gibson-Carmichael formally inaugurated the college in 1916. Therefore, the college was named after him. Once upon a time it was the only institution for the students of the northern part of the country to receive higher education. From the very beginning till now it upholds its excellence in imparting quality education to its students. About 25000 students in HSC, Honors and Masters levels are studying in the college. Courses of graduation and post graduation degree in 18 subjects are being given under National University and HSC under Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dinajpur. [Ref.]

Begum Rokeya Memorial Centre

Memorial center of Begum Rokeya, Pairaband, Rangpur. Memorial center of Begum Rokeya, Pairaband, Rangpur is next to Nārāyanpur and is located in Rangpur Division, Bangladesh. Latitude: 25°38'6.1" Longitude: 89°17'51.22" [Ref.]

Tajhat Palace

Tajhat Palace is located at Tajhat, the southern end of Rangpur city. It was the earlier high court building established in 1984 called the Tajhat, a former zamindar's palace. After the end of the British Raj, the building was abandoned and decayed rapidly, although it was used for a few years as a courthouse during the 1980's. In 2004, it was largely restored and turned into a museum which hosts a collection of Blackstone Hindu carvings, calligraphic art from the Mughal period and other objects d'art and coins from the area on display. Due to lack of funding, the museum is sometimes closed. The place is situated three km on the south–east outskirts of the town of Rangpur. Probably this place was built by Maha Raja Kumar Gopal Lal Ray in the beginning of the 20th century from 1984 to 1991. The palace was used as a Rangpur high Court branch of the Bangladesh Supreme court in 1995. The palace was declared as a Protected monument by the department of archeology. recognizing its outstanding archeological value the government of Bangladesh decided to shift the Rangpur museum here in 2002. Accordingly the palace in being partly used as Rangpur museum since 2005. [Ref.]
Rangpur At a Glance
Area: 230778km2
Upazila Road: 835.53 km
Union Road: 1047.89Km
Village Road: 2723.79Km VA
3129.42Km VB
Population: 33,34,567
Density: 109,1Km2
Literacy: 55.00%
No. of Upazila: 8
No. of Union: 83
No. of Pourashava: 3
No. of Primary School: 722
No. of High School: 282
No. of College: 59
Procurment, Rangpur