Chandidas Mahavidyalaya

In the decade of 1930 during the freedom movement of the country, a new Socio-educational movement was also started along with progressive peasant movement in the district of Burdwan. Hatgobindapur is a traditional rural area of the said movement of Burdwan District. Dr. Jnananjan Guha Neogi took the initiative to organize famous ‘Lantern Lectures’ to popularize Socio-educational movement along with Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta by establishing Liabrary, Literacy Centre etc.

The local people of the area took the initiative to establish a centre of higher learning after the name of Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta to commemorate his endevours for the cause of development of this locality. Late Dr. Ram Narayan Dutta, a leading medical practitioner, Sri Ganesh Choudhury, a dedicated social worker of the village Hatgobindapur and many other personalities took this decision through a mass convention in 1982. Infact Sri Ganesh Choudhury is the main architect of the college. He has extende and still extends his whole hearted co-operation for the cause of development of the College.

Later on a confirmed decision was taken in a meeting held on 21-08-1995 with Dr. Ram Narayan Dutta on the chair. An organizing managing committee was constituted and a final proposal was sent to the Government of West Bengal and the University of Burdwan for approval of the College.