Khanjeli Dighi, Bagerhat [Travel Guide]

Khanjeli Dighi, Bagerhat

Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali (RH) is located in the southern part of the shrine, in which around 200 bighas of land is located in Khangeli Dighi. Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali (Rh) Kalapahar and Dholapahar, some crocodiles were released in this dighi. Two large-size crocodiles named 'Kala Pahar' and 'Dhola Pahar', which were later killed.

In the meantime, some sweet water crocodiles are left without water. People coming to visit the shrine, John Dighi, gave these crocodiles animals like ducks, poultry, sheep, khasis and various types of vows. Due to the killing of Kala Hills, mats were kept in the mausoleum of Shatgumbad Mosque. Dighi's main ghat is spacious and beautiful. There are separate villages for women. The water of the lake is sweet. This dighi is called the Tagore Dighi.

There are several legends about the name of Khangeli Dighi. Some people say that the name of "Thakur Dighi" is for the Buddha Thakur's statue. According to another, Khanjahan was called the Thakur by the local Hindus, Bhaktivar, and the Dighi was excavated under the special supervision of him, so that he was called Thakur Dighi after the name of his goddess Thakur.

Some others also said that Ali was the beloved friend of Ali Mohammad Taher Khan. He was previously a Brahmin and his name was Shri Govinda Lal Roy. Khan jahan adorned him as "tagore". In order to preserve the memory of him, he kept the name of Dighi "Thakur Dighi". His shrine is located in the adjoining west of the mazar of Khan Jahan (ra).

How to go

Bagerhat can go directly from Dhaka. From Saidabad in Dhaka every day, from 6am to 10am and from 7pm to 10pm, many vehicles leave - Meghna (0171717388553), Bonfool, tourist (01711131078), Falguni, Ara, Baleshwar, Hamim and Dola.

Apart from this, the villages of Sohag (01718679302), Shakura (01711010450), Hanif and Eagle leave from Gabtali leave. Rent 300 to 400 taka It takes about 7 hours to travel.

You can also go to Khulna train from Dhaka. Intercity train can go to Sundarban Express and Khulna Express at Chitra Express and then go to Bagerhat by bus. It takes about 40 minutes to go from Rupsa to Bagerhat.

The mausoleum of Khanjahan Ali (RA), 22 kilometers south-east of Khulna town, is 3 kilometers south-west of Bagerhat city and 22 kilometers south-east of Khulna city. Its location is 300 yards away from the Khulna-Bagerhat highway. You have to walk this way down the bus.

Where to stay

There are many hotels in Bagerhat Sadar. There are also government guesthouses. Stay here at the Momtaj Hotel on Rail Road. Although this hotel has fewer facilities, the quality of service is fair and cost is a bit more. Apart from this, there are more hotels to stay around this hotel. In addition to Khan Jahan Ali's shrine, he can stay at the Main Highway in the "Hotel Abhi". Rent 400 Taka Phone: 01833742623.

In addition to staying in Bagerhat, Hotel Al Amin (0468-63168, 01718692737, AC double room 1 thousand taka, non AC room 1 to 4 hundred taka) adjacent to the central bus station and hotel estates (0468-63075, 01722858313, 1 st There is no AC room for `4 hundred taka).

It is also possible to reach Khulna from Bagerhat for 1 hour due to Khulna.

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