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25.24N) is a town and rail junction on the south bank of the Ganges River in eastern India, located about 190 miles (300 km) north northeast of Calcutta.
The Ganges passes just north of a cluster of rugged hills here, and the
fortress of Teliagarhi was established here by 645 C.E.to command the river.
The district was a center of the "Quit India" movement of August 1942 organized by the Indian National Congress.
ReferencesSahibganj.nic.in (accessed 2011-4-1)
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