Faridpur District

Faridpur District, named after famous Sufi saint Shah Sheikh Fariuddin, stands in the west of Dhaka division. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founder of Bangladesh, and Fazlur Rahman Khan, Bangladeshi born American archietect, were sons of greater Faridpur. Mosque, Temple, Church, Tomb and several sacred places like Bismillah Dargha, Sheikh Farid Dargha, Majloish-e-Aloulia Dargah are situated here. An annual fair, Jasim Pollimela, takes place here to commemorate the birth of renowned Bangalee poet Josimuddin.District police consists of 09 police stations: Kotwali, Modhukhali, Boalmari, Alfadanga, Char Vodrason, Nagarkanda, Sadarpur, Saltha and Bhanga under two circles.