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Murshidabad

Murshidabad is a town and district in West Bengal. It was once the capital of Bangla, Bihar and Odisha. The last capital city of independent Bengal was named after Nawab Murshid Quli Khan, the Dewan of Bengal, Bihar and Odisha. It is situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi. A city of splendors and famous for its silk, it was made capital of Bengal in 1717. The British shifted the capital to Kolkata in 1773.

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Local and express trains are available from Sealdah and Kolkata Stations. It will be better to reserve seats in trains that have this facility. The destination will be either Berhampore Court or Murshidabad.

Regular long distance buses are also available from Kolkata.

You can also come to Berhampore (capital of Murshidabad) by bus and take an auto rickshaw or car to reach Murshidabad town. It's approximately 11 km from Berhampore.

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