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or Hu·gli  (ho͞o′glē)
A channel, about 240 km (150 mi) long, of the Ganges River in eastern India. The westernmost channel on the Ganges Delta, it connects Kolkata with the Bay of Bengal.


(Placename) a river in NE India, in West Bengal: the westernmost and commercially most important channel by which the River Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. Length: 232 km (144 miles)


or Hug•li

(ˈhug li)

a river in NE India, in W Bengal: the westernmost channel by which the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. 120 mi. (195 km) long.
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Renowned educationist Shawkat Osman was born at Sabolsinghpur in Hughli district of West Bengal in 1917.
Expression of interest are invited for Preparation of Detailed Project Report For Renovation & Rehabilitation of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), Sewage Pumping Station (SPS), Sewer Network and allied works at following ULBs (i) Bansberia, (ii) Hooghly Chinsurah and Chandannagore, (iii) Bhadreswar, (iv) Baidyabati, (v) Champdani on the West Bank of River Hughli (Ganga), West Bengal under Namami Gange Program
It is equally unlikely that the well-entrenched Indo-Portuguese communities at Hughli, Patna, and elsewhere had not been exporting saltpeter for a long time.
The confrontation came on a cloudy morning north of the village of Plassey on the bank of the Hughli river.