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Malda district, also spelled as Maldah or Maldaha is a district in West Bengal, India. It lies 347 km north of Kolkata, the state capital. Mango, jute and silk are the most notable products of this district. The special variety of mango produced in this region, popularly known by the name of the district, is exported across the world and is acclaimed internationally. The folk culture of gombhira is a feature of the district, being a unique way of representation of joy and sorrow of daily life of the common people, as well as the unique medium of presentation on national and international matters. According to the National Investigation Agency Malda is believed to be a hub of a fake currency racket. It is reported that 90 per cent of the fake currency that enters India originates in Malda. District headquarters is English Bazar, also known as Malda, which was once the capital of Bengal. The district maintains the traditions of the past in culture and education. Old Malda, the town which lies just east of the confluence of the Mahananda and Kalindi rivers, is part of the English Bazar urban agglomeration. The town rose to prominence as the river port of the old capital of Pandua.

Top sights at Maldha

Ganges, Adina Mosque, Maldha Museum, Firoz Minar, Chika Masjid, Adina Deer Park, Singhi Dalaan, Ballalbati, Eklakhi Mousoleum, AquaticmBengal.