Madaripur | Monday, 21 June 2021, 7 Ashar 1428, 06:26:57

Madaripur subdivision was established in 1854 under the district of Bakerganj. In 1873 it was separated from Bakerganj and annexed to Faridpur district. Madaripur subdivision was turned into a district in 1984. Madaripur district was named after the Sufi saint Sayed Badiuddin Ahmed Zinda Shah Madar (d. 1434 CE).

During the War of Liberation, many direct encounters were held between the Faraizi Movement and the Pakistan army in Madaripur.