Trip to Ballal Dhipi: Located about 125 km from Kolkata, Ballal Dhipi can be reached via Krishnanagar. It is best to take the morning train and after getting down at the Krishnanagar station take a rickshaw to the bus stop. Take a bus heading for Mayapur and in about 45 minutes time you will be in Bamunpukur Bazar.
Krishnanagar municipality was established in the year 1864 and is one of the oldest. This place got its name after Raja Krishnachandra Roy who ruled in this region. Earlier it was called Reuigram. Culture. Krishnanagar is an important centre for culture and literature.
In Song China, an astronomical clock tower was designed by Su Song and erected at Kaifeng in 1088, featuring a liquid escapement mechanism. In England, a clock was put up in a clock tower, the medieval precursor to Big Ben, at Westminster, in 1288; and in 1292 a clock was put up in Canterbury Cathedral.
The Krishnanagar Sadar subdivision has the Bhagirathi on the west, with Purba Bardhaman district lying across the river. The long stretch along the Bhagirathi has many swamps. The area between the Bhagirathi and the Jalangi, which flows through the middle of the subdivision, is known as Kalantar, a low-lying tract of black clay soil.