Midnapore city is the area base camp of Paschim Medinipur region of the Indian province of West Bengal. It is arranged on the banks of the Kangsabati River. Various ancient destinations of incredible intrigue are being exhumed all through the West Midnapore locale. In antiquated occasions the locale is by all accounts very affected by Jainism and Buddhism. Coins issued by Samudragupta have been found in the close region of the town.
The kingdom of Shashanka and Harshadhana likewise included piece of unified Midnapore in their kingdom. Be that as it may, the most critical archeological site in the district is the clamoring port of Tamralipta close present-day Tamluk, a site noted in the travelogs of Faxian and Xuanzang. Later Chaitanya went through the territory on his way from Puri to Varanasi as archived in the Chaitanya Charitamrita.
After the fall of last free Hindu tradition of Kalinga-Utkala, Gajapati Mukunda Deva in the sixteenth century, this locale went under one of the five Sarkars of Mughalbandi Odisha i.e. Jaleswar Sarkar which was led by the Subehdar of Odisha. The north limit of Jalshwar was Tamluk and south was Soro and Dhalbhumgarh in the west to the Bay of Bengal in the east. Bahadur Khan was the leader of Jaleshwar Sarkar or Hijli amid the season of Shah Jehan. He was vanquished by Shah Shuja, the second child of Shah Jehan, at that point the subshdar of Bengal.