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Jaynagar Majilpur

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Jaynagar Majilpur Municipality

Jaynagar Majilpur (Bengali: জয়নগর মজিলপুর, Hindi: जयनगर मजिलपुर) is a city in the Southeast Bengal of India. It is a part of the southern fringes of Kolkata.


Jaynagar Majilpur is in the GMT+5:30 (Indian Standard Time) time zone.


The climate is tropical — like the rest of the Gangetic West Bengal. The hallmark is the Monsoon — from early June to mid September. The weather remains dry during the winter (mid November to mid February) and humid during summer.

Temperature: 40 °C in May (Max) & 10 °C in January (Min)

Relative Humidity: Between 55% in March & 98% in July

Rainfall: 1,579 mm (Normal)


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By plane[edit]

The nearest airport is the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (IATA: CCU) in Kolkata, about 49 km (30 mi) away.

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See[edit][add listing]

  • Jaychandi Mandir
  • Dwadash Shiv Mandir
  • Radhaballabh Mandir
  • Shyamsundar Mandir
  • Dhanwantari Kali Mandir
  • Satsang Thakurbari (Sri Sri Thakur Anukulchandra)
  • Moyda Kalibari
  • Sri Ramakrishna Ashram

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Volunteering is a real option here with several opportunities.

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Drink[edit][add listing]

Jaynagar Majilpur has many pubs and bars, which are frequented by the youngsters as well as its older residents.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Jaynagar Majilpur has a large number of hotels, lodges and guesthouses.


Public call booths can be found easily throughout the city from where local, national, and international calls can be made. Else local sim card can be used for connectivity. Cell phone coverage is excellent with all major mobile service providers offering their services in the city.

The area dialing code for Jaynagar Majilpur is 3218. From overseas dial +91 3218 XXX XXX, from within India dial 03218 XXX XXX. For mobile phones, dial +91 XXXXX XXXXX. Jaynagar Majilpur has only one area code (03218).

There are scores of internet cafes that have sprung up in every nook and corner of the city. Charges vary at around ~Rs.15 to 25 per hour. A photocopy of one's ID proof should be submitted to the internet parlor for using their internet facilities.

Stay safe[edit]

Jaynagar Majilpur is the safest city in West Bengal, and the people are friendly and helpful, unlike in most of Bengal's other cities.

Emergency numbers[edit]

  • Police — ☎ 100
  • Fire — ☎ 101
  • Ambulance — ☎ 102


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