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Hilsa Circuit

Hilsa, situated at 25’18’ longitude’ and 85’ 016’’ latitude, is currently the headquarters of Hilsa block. It is said to be home of a powerful landlord named Hilsa Dev or a magician. The current naming of the site is on the same name. A brick-built mosque and shrine of 15th century Sufi saint Jummn Madari are the important ancient relics. Some sites also reported receipt of Buddhist and Hindu Idols. Articles of 9th century has been found on the stone statue of the Buddhist goddess Tara. In the 35th year of the reign of the king Devapala statue was set up by a man named Gangadhar is to be said. Surya mandir and a Shiv temple is also in Hilsa worthy of visiting..