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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 state of West Bengal, India . 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 the Durga Puja i.e., Bharat Chakra and Tarun Dal. This place is said to be named after Bagui's, surname of the native and popular residents of this place. During 1950 the Martin Burn company put-up a rail line form Patipukur, Milk colony to Taki via Dumdum Park-Rajarhat-Khoiberia-Belgachia-Basirhat. During that time they wanted to acquire a piece of land for station and pond (to fill water in steam engine) and approached the Bagui family. The family agreed to give the land on condition that the station be named in recognition of their contribution. The land wanted to be acquired is called "Ati", which is a special Bengali word for 'high land'; not suitable for agriculture, mainly used for farming. Thus the station built for a narrow gauge rail line on the "ati" in the land of Baguis is named as "Baguiati". The rail stopped functioning after a few years. But till date the "Rail Pukur" is there beyod the PWD building at Baguiati crossing. The flyover from Dumdum Park to Teghoria along the VIP Road, which was opened in March 2015, helped to keep the traffic congestion away from Baguiati. Subways have been constructed at Kestopur, Baguiati and Joramandir to prevent accidents due to road crossing and they are fully functional now.

A good number of small enterprises exist in this region. These enterprises primarily deal with the import and export of small articles of jute, electronics, watch manufacturing, polyware manufacturing, medical equipment supplies, 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 level has been constantly increasing, as has been observed in the rest of the city. This area is highly congested now. Nearby malls include City Centre, New Town (popularly known as CC2), Big Bazaar, Baazar Kolkata, etc.


  • Friends Club - Jhil Bagan
  • 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,
  • Narayantala Pallishri Sangha,
  • 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 Town Nursing Home & Diagnostic Center
  • New Life Nursing Home & Diagnostic Center
  • Surakha Diagnostic Center
  • Swasti Diagnostic Center
  • Revive Eye Care & Nursing Home
  • Health ETC
  • Health Care
  • Rishav Polyclinic and Diagnostic Centre

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
  • Metro Bazar
  • Bazar Kolkata
  • Vinline Hero
  • Hundai Car Showroom
  • Yamaha Showroom
  • Bajaj Showroom
  • KTM showroom
  • TVS Showroom
  • Mahindra 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)
  • INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK (Baguiati branch)

Govt Sponsored High Schools & Private Schools[edit]


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Times of India
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:15:00 -0700

On October 3 and thereafter, 12 FIRs were filed in Salt Lake and Baguiati regarding poll-day violence. Four of these were registered by the cops themselves. Yet repoll has been ordered in only four wards. Eight suspects — including a Congress ...
Times of India
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:19:17 -0700

On Monday evening, Baguiati police had raided a gambling and hooch den at Old Baguiati Bazaar area and arrested four suspected gamblers — Somprakash Dutta, Santanu Banik, Soumen Mukhopadhyay and Gautam Mondal. But when they were brought ...
Times of India
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:07:30 -0700

KOLKATA: Just a day after two housewives in their mid-40s were found murdered in two different places in Kolkata, the Bidhannagar police commissionarate reported another mysterious death of a housewife from the Baguihati area on Tuesday afternoon.

Calcutta Telegraph

Times of India
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:45:00 -0700

The only exception though is a few pockets of Baguiati towards the Rajarhat side. "We have seen the Salt Lake area prosper earlier. Then New Town too saw some quick infrastructure development. It is time now Baguiati reaps in the benefits. We have had ...

The Statesman (press release)

Times of India
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:01:07 -0700

"The two men — who had visited her Baguiati house earlier pleading for jobs — came to her residence on Saturday late evening. They spent the night there and all of Sunday. The duo went to sleep around midnight on Sunday. Around 3am on Monday, they ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:07:49 -0700

On the same day, several live bombs were found at Baguiati. Police suspect that the bombs recovered were reportedly to be used during the Bidhannagar Municipal polls. Meanwhile, police has decided to carry out more such searches for bombs in the ...
Times of India
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 14:00:00 -0700

... organizations and cooperatives can buy land for which the municipality collects developers fee and other charges. The freehold property norm triggered a real estate boom in the township as well as on both sides of VIP Road, from Baguiati to the ...
Times of India
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:08:00 -0700

... want to continue with the raids to track down the drug cartel, members of which are said to be regulars at these pubs. "We have information that they have a steady clientele comprising students and IT professionals residing in Salt Lake and ...

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