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Shri Bhusan Singh

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The biggest ceremony of Cooch Behar - THE RAS MELA will begin from 23rd November, 2016. The event will be inaugurated by Mr. Rabindra Nath Ghosh - Hon'ble Minister of North Bengal Development, Govt. of West Bengal by 06:00 PM from MELA PRANGAN. The event will be held till 7th December, 2016. Cooch Behar Municipality appeal everyone from every cast and creed to come and participate into this grand occasion.
 

Welcome to Cooch Behar Municipality

 
Cooch Behar the District Headquarter of Cooch Behar District is the Gate Way of North east states and Bhutan. It has a long border with Bangladesh. In the past it was ruled by British through Kings like Jagaddipendra Narayan since before 1885 and the beauty of this ancient Municipal Town is the planned by the kings. The Water Supply System, Street Lightning, Pucca Drains, Wide roads from the King-time have been modernized day by day but the ancient natures could not be maintained. The town has so many heritage buildings like Cooch Behar Palace, Victoria college, Jenkins School, Sunity Academy, Lancedown Hall, Madan Mohan Temple, Baradevi Bari, Hiranna Garva Shiv Mandir, Neelkuthee, Victoria Jubilee Tower, Dangorai Temple etc. The inhabitants of this District are very much proud of this town and the local governments are trying their best to maintain the ancient infrastructure and the heritage buildings. Of which the most attractive building is the Cooch Behar Palace made [1879-1887] following Italian & Venice Structures, having all modem amenities like Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Football Ground & Cricket Ground, Beautiful Gardens & Ponds, Library & Dressing Room etc. The Archaeological Deptt. has taken over the assets of palace and maintaining the same. The palace attracts lot of tourists. Read More...

News

Inauguration of RAS MELA
The biggest ceremony of Cooch Behar - THE RAS MELA will begin from 23rd November, 2016. The event will be inaugurated by Mr. Rabindra Nath Ghosh - Hon'ble Minister of North Bengal Development, Govt. of West Bengal by 06:00 PM from MELA PRANGAN. The event will be held till 7th December, 2016. Cooch Behar Municipality appeal everyone from every cast and creed to come and participate into this grand occasion.

Events

RAS MELA 2015
RAS MELA is one of the famous events of Cooch Behar. On the holy occasion of RAS YATRA of Lord Shri Krishna a fair takes place in the heart of the Cooch Behar town under the supervision of Cooch Behar Municipality. Like every other year, this year also the RAS MELA will be observed in a grand fashion from 23rd November to 7th December at RAS MELA MAIDAN. Several dignitaries along with various cultural personalities will take part in this festival which will last for this 15-days long gala event. Cooch Behar Municipality welcomes people from all customs and trade to take part in this supreme occasion.