UTTARPARA, a town of India, in the Hugli district of Bengal, on the river Hugli. Pop. (1901) 7036. It is famous for the public library founded and endowed by Jai Krishna Mukharji, which is specially rich in books on local topography. There is an aided college, and a girls' school supported by a native association.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)