Shanti Niketan is located in which district of West Bengal?

(A) Vardhaman
(B) Bankura
(C) Murshidabad
(D) Birbhum

Correct Answer : Birbhum
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1990
Explanation : Shanti Niketan is a small town near Bolpur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal and about 212 krn north of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Shanti Niketan was earlier called Bhubandanga (named after Bhuban Dakat, a local dacoit), and was owned by the Tagore family. The school was expanded into a university. It was renamed Visva Bharati, which Tagore defined as “where the world makes a home in a nest.”
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