Balurghat Balurghat (pron:bʌlʊəˈgɑ:t) is a city and a municipality in the state of West Bengal, India. It is the district headquarter of the Dakshin Dinajpur district. It is one of the major cities connected through National Highway 512. In this town there are museum, parks, super speciality hospital, govt. offices, district court, schools, colleges, a university, police station, railway station, hotels, restaurants, cinema halls, temples, mosques, churches, etc. There is the Atreyee river which flows through this town. It is a place/town to live peacefully. It is a place to visit in the month of October to November when one can enjoy ritualistic and religious festivals. From the inner area of Balurghat one can go Hilli, a rural area, where one can see India-Bangladesh border.