Padma River

Type: River
Contributed By: Nayeem


The Padma River (Bengali: পদ্মা Pôdda) is a major trans-boundary river in Bangladesh. It is the main distributary of the Ganges (Bengali: গঙ্গা Gôngga), which originates in the Himalayas. The Padma enters Bangladesh from India near Chapai Nawabganj. It meets the Jamuna (Bengali: যমুনা Jomuna) near Aricha and retains its name, but finally meets with the Meghna (Bengali: মেঘনা) near Chandpur and adopts the name ‘Meghna’ before flowing into the Bay of Bengal. Three side of the shariatpur is bounded by river. Padma river is bounded Shariatpur by various name such as Padma, Meghna & kirtinasha.

How to go

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How To Reach: Shariatpur District

It can be said that the communication system of Shariatpur was backward until 1992 definitely. There was only 3 km of road facilities in the district. The street was created as a result of the gradual improvement in the district. However, in every district, union, even with most of the rural road, network has been developed. Different regions of the country to the east of the capital and other districts Shariyatpur travel was the primary cause of water. Kamcarastaya be spies of the public at least 35 kilometers on foot Angaria Latest from the law suit was to launch in Madaripur. Back to Faridpur Sadar, Shariyatpur days would at least some villagers. With the gradual development of the street, was established ebansariyatapure district has reduced the problem. The boats was the main vehicle for rainy season. Before 1950, the region adjacent to the boat janasadharanagayanara Chandpur, Dhaka or in Narayanganj, had to travel. Downstream by boat south of the country, the business was in Barisal. Over time, with boat launches and steamers were replaced. Before bhojesbara, Sureshwar and pattite steamers were Gorge. But does allow the sthaneara steamer. In 1991, the new steamer pattite crowd. SHARIATPUR rainy season, WAPDA Wharf, Angaria, bhojesbara, Naria, bhedarganj, laukhola, damudya, Sureshwar, bandana, and the launch of the space to navigate through different places. Only in the dry season Sureshwar, WAPDA Ghat, laukhola and bandana launch crowd. The bahananauka rainy season. Since the trip was a little easier now going trawlers. In the dry season, however, can move rickshaw through the streets of mud. How many police with all the facilities so you can walk the streets. Shariatpur be done to live up to Sureshwar Madaripur movement. Baby or assessment can be collected from there. Through to the launch of a long time Shariyatpur public capital. Sureshwar dry season, WAPDA Ghat, laukhola and up launches at pattihate reach the masses. The shariatpur Mawa Ghat and mangalamajhiraghata be easily used to pass on.

Sayedabad, Dhaka to Shariatpur
Glory Express Ltd.
Damudya via-shariatpur counter
09:30 Morning, Fare: 130/-
Phone: Anwar- 01913061515

Ferry Ghat:
Kathal Bari to Mawa Ghat-
1st Ferry: 09:30 Morning
2nd Ferry: 01:00 Noon
3rd Ferry: 04:00 Afternoon
4th Ferry: 08:00 Evening

Sadarghat, dhaka to Shariatpur via Launch

1. Prince of Aaolad
Route: Damudya, Shariatpur from Shadarghat
Time: 09:00 Evening (everyday)

2. Shornodip-7
Route: Damudya, Shariatpur from Shadarghat
Time: 09:00 Evening

Where to Stay

1. Noor Hotel International (Residental)
Address: C/O, Proprietor Md. Lokman Hossain
Post Office: Palong, Upazilla: Shariatpur Sadar, Zilla/District: Shariatpur
Phone: 0601-61461

2. Chondro Rest House (Residental)
Address: C/O, Proprietor Mahbubur Rahman Bhuiyan
Post Office: Palong, Upazilla: Shariatpur Sadar, Zilla/District: Shariatpur
Phone: 0601-61256

3. Hotel Sher Ali (Residental)
Address: C/O, Proprietor Md. Sher Ali Sardar
Villege: Koraltoli, Post Office: Vedorganj (ভেদরগঞ্জ), Upazilla: Vedorganj,
District: Shariatpur.
Phone: 01711244373

Things to do

  • Enjoy the scenic beauty of one of deepest river of Bangladesh
  • Experience the life style of fisherman making their livelihood depending on the river
  • Don’t forget to take some dry food while wondering around the river by boat

Eating Facilities

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