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Baguiati lies off the Kazi Nazrul Islam Sarani, popularly known as VIP Road, in the north-eastern periphery of Kolkata city, in the Indian state of West Bengal. Baguiati in the past few decades has been developing into an important commercial and trade centre. Krishnapur (more popularly known as Kestopur), Dum Dum and Salt Lake and newtown megacity are the nearby areas of Baguiati. Dum-Dum Park near Baguiati boasts of having top 2 pandals of the city during Durga Puja i.e., Bharat Chakra and Tarun Dal. This place is said to be named after Bagui's, surname of the native residents of this place. During 1950 the Martin Burn company put-up a rail line form Patipukur, Milk colony to Taki (their Capital) via Dumdum Park-Rajarhat-Khoiberia-Belgachia-Basirhat. During that time they wanted to acquire a pice of Land for Station and Pond (to fill water in steam engine) and approach the Bagui family. The family agreed to give the land on condition that the station should be named in memory of their contribution. The land wanted to be acquired is called "Ati", which is a special Bengali word which means high land, not suitable for agriculture, mainly used for farming. Thus the station built for a narrow gage rail line on the "ati" land of Bagui family is named as "Baguiati". The rail stop functioning after few year. But still date the "Rail Pukur" is there beyod the PWD building at Baguiati crossing. The flyover from dumdum park to teghoria along the vip road is under construction which will help to keep the traffic congetion away from baguiati.

A good number of small enterprises exist in the region of Baguiati. These enterprises primarily deal with the import and export of small articles of jute, electronics, watch manufacturing, polyware manufacturing, medical equipment suppliers, etc. The township is provided with a number of educational institutes and health care institutes . It also has a dedicated police station under the jurisdiction of the bidhannagar city police. The region forms one of the many residential places in the city. The population levels have been constantly increasing, as has been observed in the rest of the city. This area became very congested now. Population is the responsible reason to destroy the social ecology and creating severe imbalance for the place. Nearby malls include city centre newtown, bigbazar, bazar kolkata.

Clubs[edit]

  • Naba Bidhan Sangha- Estd 1962 -BidhanPally, Aswininagar, Baguiati.
  • Baguiati Subhash Sangha
  • Avijatrik Club
  • Bijaya Sangha
  • Balak Sangha
  • Baguiati Sports Council
  • Deshbandhu Nagar Palli Unnayan Samity
  • Netaji Jubak Sangha
  • Netaji Kishore Sangha,
  • Narayantala Byam Samiti,
  • Nirvik Sangha,
  • Pallishri,
  • Purbo prantik sangha
  • Nabapally Jagriti Sangha,
  • Uydayan Sangha,
  • Sastri Bagan Sporting Club,
  • Uydayna Palli,
  • JanaKalyan club,
  • Narayantala Milan Sangha
  • Nabojagaran Sangha
  • United Sporting club.
  • Yuvo parisad
  • Naba Balak Sangha
  • Baguiati Sports Association

Hospitals & Diagnostic Center in Baguiati[edit]

  • Vip Apex General Hospital
  • New Life Nursing Home & Diagnostic Center
  • Surakha Diagnostic Center
  • Swasti Diagnostic Center
  • Revive Eye Care & Nursing Home

Shops & Market Complex in Baguiati[edit]

  • Toy Nation (An Exclusive Shop for Soft Toys / Stuffed Toys / Plushed Toys / Electronics Toys / Plastic Toys etc in Baguiati, Kolkata) (Opp. Asha Studio, Near A/C Market) (Contact @ 9830071323)
  • Baguiati AC Market Complex
  • Baguiati Market (Fresh Fruits/Vegetables/Fish/Meat & Other Variety FMCG Produts)
  • Great Eastern Trading Company (Baguiati Branch)
  • Big Bazar
  • Vishal Mega Mart
  • Bazar Kolkata
  • Vinline Hero
  • Hundai Car Showroom

Banks in Baguiati[edit]

  • State Bank Of India (Baguiati branch)
  • Canara Bank (Baguiati branch)
  • Axis Bank (Baguiati branch)
  • ICICI Bank (Baguiati branch)
  • HDFC Bank (Baguiati branch)
  • VIJAYA BANK (Baguiati branch)

Govt Sponsored High Schools & Private Schools[edit]

References[edit]


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7 news items

 
Times of India
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:56:15 -0700

KOLKATA: Baguiati police have arrested a Tripura education department official on charges of misappropriating over Rs 4 crore meant for the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan. Police identified the accused as Arnab Chakraborty. Acting on a tip-off ...
 
Times of India
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:33:45 -0700

"Around 7.30 am Arnab arrived near his Baguiati flat. We caught him when he got down from the taxi. He was later produced at the Barasat court. We asked for transit remand and the court allowed us," said Tripura's sub-divisional police officer (SDPO ...
 
Times of India
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:06:14 -0700

The PWD authorities are also working hard to finish the Kestopur to Baguiati flyover project on VIP Road that is scheduled to be completed by September 30. But, the officials said it might take a few more months for them to complete the work.
 
Calcutta Telegraph
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:34:07 -0700

The answer, Baguiati, elicited a shake of the head before he looked away. The second driver asked for Rs 250, paused and popped the question: “Baguiati mane kothay (Where in Baguiati)?” At 10.49pm, a white sedan arrived with a middle-aged driver who ...
 
Times of India
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:31:12 -0700

KOLKATA: A man was arrested on Sunday for posing as a policeman — complete with a uniform and a motorcycle with the logo of Kolkata Police. He was caught accepting money from a job-seeker against the promise of employment with police.
 
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:21:04 -0700

Meanwhile, Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the murder case who had managed to flee from the country, was arrested at Baguiati in Kolkata in June. He is currently in police custody in Kolkata after he was booked under Arms Act and Foreigners Act for ...
 
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:33:45 -0700

Kolkata, Aug 31 (IBNS) Tollywood actress Rituparna Sengupta on Sunday launched designer boutique "Women Your Style Statement" outlet in north Kolkata's Baguiati on VIP Road here. "We are all set to make your neighbourhood trendier and women more ...
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