Wiki Explores Malda - Phase I

Wiki Explores Malda is a three day event to document mainly the district of Malda and some areas of district of Murshidabad situated in West Bengal, India. The objective of this event is to photodocument the various heritage structures in Malda district and some areas of Murshidabad district located in the southern bank of Bhagirathi..

Malda district
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  1. Photograph archaeological sites of Malda and some areas of Murshidabad district
  2. Upload media for the heritage structures of Malda and others in Commons
  3. Create / Update articles about the heritage structures in Bengali and English Wikipedia


Date : 16th March 2018 - 18th March 2018

Meeting PointEdit

Sealdah Station


Amitabha Gupta Amitabha Gupta


  • 15.03.2018 (Thursday) - Depart from Sealdah by overnight train.
  • 16.03.2018 (Friday) - Reach New Farakka Junction early morning. Explore some areas of Murshidabad district located on Western bank of Bhagirathi. Stay overnight at Farakka town.
  • 17.03.2018 (Saturday) - Explore archaeological sites around Pandua. Stay overnight at Farakka town.
  • 18.03.2017 (Sunday) - Explore archeological sites around Gaura.
  • 19.03.2017 (Monday) - Leave for Howrah early morning.

Day 1

  • Dhuliyan Zamindar House
  • Nimtita Zamindar House
  • Ponchomukhi Shiv Temple, Baronagar
  • Gangeswar Shiva Temple, Baronagar
  • Rani Bhawani Shiva Temple
  • Char Bangla Shiva Temple
  • Neminath ji Jain Temples of Azimganj
  • Shmabhanath ji Jain Temples of Azimganj

Day 2

  • Nimasarai Tower
  • Jami Masjid in Old Malda
  • Badi Dargah
  • Choti Dargah
  • Kutubsahi alias Sona Masjid
  • Eklakhi mausoleum
  • Adina Mosque
  • Ruins of Old Plalace

Day 3

  • Ramkeli
  • Dakhil Darwaza
  • Baro Sona Masjid
  • Firoze Minar
  • Baishgazi wall
  • Ballalbati
  • Kadam Rasool
  • Chika Masjid
  • Chamkati Masjid
  • Lotan Masjid
  • Gunmunti Masjid
  • Lukochuri Darwaja
  • Gumti Gate


Financial ReportEdit

Purpose Shop Address Date Individual Items Unit Price in INR (Including Tax) Receipt Remarks
Food Kartik Saha Biryani 3 210 Yes
Beef Bhoona 3 210
Roti 8 8
Water 15
Car transport 16.03.2018 350 km 4000 Yes Car no. WB02 X9181
Train travel IRCTC 15.03,2018 13153 Gour Express (Sealdah to New Farakka) 1 210 Yes PNR No. : 6312167806
19.03.2018 13012 Malda Town - Howrah Intercity Express (New Farakka to Howrah) 1 440 Yes PNR No. : 6412277107
Total 5093