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Tamluk city, the headquarter of the Purba Medinipur district is situated on the bank of the Rupnarayan River in the east. It is a historical city, surrounded by the Bay of Bengal in South and Subarnarekha River in the West. It was historically known as Tamralipti/Tamralipta and has got a lot in store for its visitors who would want to get a peek into the pages of history.
Tamluk has been a witness to the various invasions and migrations from the east, west and northern India. The history of this city showcases a combination of the Jain, Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic cultures in the form of political influence, trade, and travel. Tamluk has always been connected well to the Gangetic plains. The acceptance of the Aryan culture in this area can be seen as the people here worship Bheema. The history of Tamluk says that while Sanjay was describing the names of holy rivers and places to Dhritarashtra, he mentioned 'Tamralipta' and that it was the capital of Venga kingdom and a well-recognized port.