Tushbhandar Zamindar Bari or Landlord House

Type: Palace
Contributed By: Nayeem


During the period of Maharaja Pran Narayan “Rsik Ray bigroho” happened in 1634 and in that time the origin of tushvandar Murari dev Ghosal Vottacharjo from 24 porgona/Kolkata’s Jay nagar came in Koach bihar and in upuonchouki matter get a taluk anstarted to live here. During that time to do religious work land was given by upenchouki matter. Murari dev disagree to take the donation of the shudro king’s beacuse he is a brammon. He appealed to take rent for the land. After that the queen agreed to take paddy bran as rent. Dew to give rent as paddy bran it was stored near landlord house in the east side and after it was sent to the Koachbihar kings house. With this bran many religious events happened in the king’s house. People says that, for the stored bran this place was named as tushvandar. By brammahan murari dev vottacharja the landlord of tushvandar was declared. And in 1935 with his death as long 400 years land owner was came into an end.

How to go

From Lalmonirhat you take rickshaw, Local bus and also use boat to visit this area. The distance of it from Lalmonirhat city is 25 km. Visitors can go by bus in land way. It will take minimum 1 hour.

How To Reach: Lalmonirhat District

Dhaka and Lalmonirhat district is linked by road. You can take a bus from Dhaka to reach Lalmonirhat. Some of the bus services have been listed below for your assistance.
1. DR Enterprise
Starting time: 8:30pm
Bus Fare: BDT 450- BDT 500 (Approx.)

2. S R Travels
Gabtoli, Contact: 02-8011226
Kollanpur, contact: 02-8013793, 01711-394801
Abdullahpur, Contact: 0171944023
Uttora, Contact: 01552315318

3. Kurigram Paribahan
Contact: 01924-469 437, 01914-856 826

4. Bablu Enterprise
Shyamoli, Contact: 8120653, 01716 932 122

Lalmonirhat and Dhaka are also linked by railway. There is only one intercity train available to get from Dhaka to Lalmonirhat.
Train name: Lalmoni Express
Train operates every day except Fridays.
Departure time: 22:10
Arrival time: 8:20

Where to Stay

There are some places available to stay in Lalmonirhat. However, their quality is not up to the mark. Accommodation facilities of Lalmonirhat could be improved to meet the tourists’ expectations.

1. RDRS GUEST HOUSE is one of the places you may consider staying in. It is a decent place with homely environment. It offers food and non-alcoholic beverages, modern conference, workshop and meeting facilities. Both AC and non AC rooms are available here. It is a standard choice for your stay. Contact: 01713-200185

You can also stay in-
2. Paradise Hotel and Restaurant
Address: Rail Gate, Puran Bazar Rd,
Lalmonirhat Sadar, 5500
Phone: +880 1744-859191

Things to do

  1. You can visit the landlord house,
  2. You can also visit the Tushbhander children park near the house,
  3. You can take pictures and know about the historical place.

Eating Facilities

You can get different types of food items there. It won’t be a great problem to find a suitable restaurant for you to eat. The foods are also very delicious. You can get foods also from the resident hotel where you are staying.


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