Purulia City also known as "Manbhum City", is a city located in West Bengal state, India, and was constituted in 1876. It is the area of the locale home office of Purulia region. Purulia is situated on the north of the Kangsabati River and is a critical street and railroad intersection. Purulia Urban Town and Muffasil had a territory of 137.90 km2 starting at 2015. The administrated UA isn't settled and is expanding by noteworthy rates each year.
Purulia entered the news in December 1995, when a Latvian air ship dropped a transfer of arms in its region. A few days after the fact, when the plane reappeared Indian airspace, it was caught by a Mig21 of the Indian Air Force, and its group were caught. It was trusted that the arms were proposed for the Hindu group Anand Marg yet confirmation of this couldn't be built up. The team of the flying machine comprised of five Latvian nationals and Peter Bleach, a British subject. They were captured and condemned to life detainment.