A HARBOUR TOWN IN CROSS ROAD, DIAMOND HARBOUR IN CHANGEJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.6, No. 46)
Publication Date: 2018-09-01
Authors : Mitra Mondal;
Page : 11058-11063
Keywords : _accessibility; development; fishing; growth point; tourism;
Diamond Harbour is the town of the southern suburbs of Kolkata, on the bank of the river Hooghly, quite near where the river is not far away from the river mouth. This town is a popular weekend tourist spot located in south 24 parganas. Earlier known as Hajipur, this charming place was named Diamond Harbour by the British. The Diamond Harbour settlement is an ancient settlement of South 24 parganas, most important of its surroundings, comparatively developed and the growth point of South 24 parganas. Diamond Harbour I and Diamond Harbour II are the administrative division in Diamond Harbour subdivision of South 24 parganas of West Bengal. Diamond Harbour police station serves this block. The accessibility and transport facility helps to join the district with Kolkata. The riverside scenario helps to develop this region in terms of growth of fishing industry, port development and also flourishing tourism industry.
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