Grave of Mir Mosharraf Hossain

Type: Mausoleum
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Mir Mosharraf Hossain is considered as the first novelist to emerge from the Muslim society of Bengal. He was born and bred in Lahinipara, Kushtia. His Novel “Bishad Sindhu” (a tragedy based on a historical incident) is his best creation.

Early Life: Though he was born in the village of Lahinipara in Kumarkhali, Kushtia in 1847 but after that he spent most of his life in Padamdi in Baliakandi Upozila under Rajbari district. He was born in a Muslim aristocrat family.

Mid Life: He married his fathers friends daughter but it wasn’t a good match. So, he got divorced and married again to Kulsum Bibi. She stayed with Mir Mosharraf Hossain till her last breath.

Bishad Sindhu: a famous literature in Bengali history. It is a novel based on the tragic death of the grandchildren of Holy Prophet Mohammad. The incidents behind “Ashura” is being well written in here.

Mir Mosharraf Hossain Memorial and his grave: Mir Mosharraf Hossain died in 1912 in Padamdi. In 1999, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh decided to build a memorial complex in his family graveyard in Padamdi, Rajbari. In 2001, the then Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the official construction work. In 2004, the memorial complex was handed over to Bangla Academy for its maintenance. Then Bangla Academy built a library in there and later a bust statue of Mir Mosharraf Hossain was placed in front of the graveyard. The nearby Primary School was also renamed after his name.

How to go

At first, you need to come at Rajbari bus stand (locally known as Chicken Firm). Then you need to go to Baharpur by a local CNG. From Baharpur you need to hire an auto-rickshaw or rickshaw van to bring you near Anadobazar, Padamdi.

How To Reach: Rajbari District

1. Rajbari Paribahan

Address: Md. Nurul Islam,
President, Rajbari Road Transport Owners Group, Rajbari
Time: 12:00 Noon, 4:15 Afternoon, 6:30 Evening
Phone: 01746-606285

2. M. M. Paribahan
Address: A K M D Mortoza
Phone: 01712-792003
Time: 10:00 Morning, 1:30 Afternoon, 6:30 Evening, 8:30 evening

3. Saudia Paribahan
Address: Nasima Khanam, Phone: 01711-589823
Chanchal Kumar Shaha, Phone: 01720-522879
Robin Kormokar Gobindo, Phone: 01720-562298

Time: 8:30 am, 9:30 am & 11:30 am Morning, 2:30 Afternoon,
5:30 & 6:30 Evening

Where to Stay

1. Hotel Park (2nd floor)- Resident
Address: Sabitri Rani Chakrabarti,
Sojjonkanda (সজ্জনকান্দা), Rajbari City Corporation,
Phone: 0641-66111

2. Kenton Chinese Hotel & Restaurant
Address: Md. Habibur Rahman
Sojjonkanda (সজ্জনকান্দা), Rajbari City Corporation,
Phone: 01735474353

3. Gulshan Boarding
Address: A Kader Pramanik
Sojjonkanda (সজ্জনকান্দা), Rajbari City Corporation,
Phone: 01923193138

4. Prime Hotel
Address: Md. Shiddikur Rahman
Beradanga, Rajbari City Corporation, Rajbari

5. Mid Town Hotel
Address: Md. Nuruzzaman
Beradanga, Rajbari City Corporation, Rajbari
Phone: 01191571743

Eating Facilities

This place is famous for different kind of sweet meats.

You will find local restaurants everywhere.

But from Padamdi you need to move to Anadabazar to eat out.

Travel Tips

Though Bangla Academy is a Government Organization, it is remain closed on Friday, Saturday and any other government and National Holiday. If you go and visit this place on above days then you will see the main entrance locked.


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