Narayanganj is a city in focal Bangladesh. It is in the Narayanganj District, close to the capital city of Dhaka and has a populace of about 2.2 million. The city is on the bank of the Shitalakshya River. The Port of Narayanganj is an essential delivery and modern focus. It is likewise a focal point of business and industry, particularly the jute exchange and handling plants, and the material division of the nation.
It is nicknamed the Dundee of Bangladesh because of the nearness of its numerous jute plants. The city got its name from Bicon Lal Pandey, a Hindu religious pioneer who was otherwise called Benur Thakur or 'Lakhsmi Narayan Thakur'. He rented the zone from the British East India Company in 1766 after the Battle of Plassey. He gave the business sectors and the arrive on the banks of the waterway as Devottor or 'Given to God' property, handed down for support costs for the love of the god Narayan.
A mail station was set up in 1866, and Dhaka-Narayanganj broadcast benefit was begun from 1877. The Bank of Bengal presented the primary telephone utility in 1882. Tomb of Ghiyasuddin Azam Shah, Narayanganj, Bangladesh. The Narayanganj Municipality was consolidated on 8 September 1876. The primary healing center of the territory of Narayanganj Victoria Hospital was set up in 1885 by the Municipality with budgetary commitments from Harakanta Banerjee.