Ben: বালুরঘাট bāluraghāṭa
‘Sandy Ghat’ City, West Bengal
From Ben: bālu, bālukā, sandy, full of sand; and ghāṭa, ‘landing-stage (on riverbank)’, ‘quay’.
Balurgahat is the Dakshin Dinajpur District HQ.
The River Atrai or Atreyee flows through Balurghat, with most of the city concentrated on the east bank.