Murshidabad

This historical place is situated on the bank of the Bagirathi river 221 km north from Kolkata. Once Murshidabad was the capital of the Nawab of Bengal during the reign of Siraj-ud-daula. The historic battle between Nawab Siraj-ud-daula and Lord Clive was fought at Plassey near Mursidabad where the Nawab was vanquished.