Beliatore PS

Beliatore P.S is located 23°20′N 87°13′E / 23.33°N 87.22°E / 23.33; 87.22 and 22 km north east from District HQ. . Beliatore Police Station has a jurisdiction over an area of 222.71 sq. km with population of 7563 with 6 G.P. It was set up in the year of 2001 under Sadar Sub-Division having some portion of Bankura and Barjora P.S.This P.S is surrounded by Bankura, Barjora and Sonamukhi P.S respectively. It is situated by the River Shali. Beliatore is the only market of this PS area and only town also.Cultivition is the main profession of yhis area. Beliatore was the birth place of the artist ‘Jamini Roy’who was born here on 11 April 1887.[1]

Beliatore is famous for Mecha sandesh, a combination of chhatu, chhana, khoya, sugar and ghee and the art of wooden bead things. At Beliatore in Bankura district the art of wooden bead things are practiced in major. Necklace of tiny beads were very common. Seeds of some fruits were also used. They were of various sizes round, oblong, conical, drums-shaped etc. During the early days these necklaces were related to religion. Now they are used as costume Jewellery and also for making decorative wall panels.

Beliatore Police Station
Officer in-Charge: S. I. Bidyut Paul

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