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Baliganja area lies south-east of the city center with the separating distance being no more than four kilometres. Baliganja opens the gates to the south of Kolkata city. Due to its close proximity to the heart of city and commercial display the region has been popular in the city, especially in the southern suburbs. The suburb lies off the Ashutosh Chowdhury Road.

Baliganja is packed with local attractions, most of which constitute the popular urban establishments. On the lands of Baliganja are located some of the best and reputed institutes of the city. Beginning from educational institutes we have Regional Polytechnic, Teachers Training Department & College of Languages, Science College, Law College, etc. Some foreign offices are also situated in Baliganja, which include that of Germany, Romania and Thailand. Towards the north of the township is the Birla Industrial and Technological Museum.

A number of clubs and membership institutions operate in the suburb. Calcutta Cricket Club and Uday Shankar's India Cultural Centre are some such institutions. The region also has a number of health care units. The Military Hospital, is a reputed service provider in Baliganja area.

Baliganja region is spun with the road networks. The region provides an easy mobility within its own territory and the neighboring ones.

  • Baliganja area is about four kilometres from the center of the city. Buses and auto rickshaws are provide the means to access the region.
  • The region has its own railway station provided towards the south-east of the area.
  • The Bhawanipur metro station is the nearest one to the area. It is about 2 kms away.
  • Domestic airport at Behala is about 9 kms west of Baliganja. The international airport lies north of Baliganja and at an approximate distance of about 13 kms.
Areas Under Baliganja
  • Desapriya Park
  • Gariahat
  • Hazra

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