KRISHNAGAR, a town of India, headquarters of Nadia district in Bengal, situated on the left bank of the river Jalangi and connected with Ranaghat, on the Eastern Bengal railway, by a light railway. Pop. (1901), 24,547. It is the residence of the raja of Nadia and contains a government college. Coloured clay figures are manufactured.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)