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Fulia is located about 26 km from Krishnanagar, the headquarters of Nadia District, in West Bengal. The place has a prominent place in the history of Bengali literature. It is famous as the birth place of Krittibas, who first translated the epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Bengali in verses.

The residence of Krittibas is now converted in to Krittibas Memorial Community Hall Cum Museum Library. Adjacent to this is a Gofa, the place of worship of Thakur Haridas. The old banyan tree situated nearby; it is said that the poet had translated the Ramayana into Bengali sitting under the tree.

Ganges River flows close to the town. Fulia is also famous for Tangail Saree, a renowned handicraft product of West Bengal.

Fulia is a better stay over for the visitors to visit Krishnanagar, Bethuadahari, Nabadwip and Mayapur.

National Highway 34 passes through the town. By train, Fulia is about 92 km from Kolkata.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Nadia

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